Gt Yarmouth: Police Murder Appeal

31 May 2012, 09:52 | Updated: 31 May 2012, 10:57

Officers from the Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team (MIT) are directly appealing to taxi drivers for their help as part of their investigation into the murder of 44 year old Derek Blake.

Derek's body was found at a house in St Nicholas Road, Great Yarmouth at 3:30pm on Thursday 24th May.  

42 year old Andrew Brown, 20 year old Ricky Roys and 18 year old Helen Cooke, all of St Nicholas Road in Yarmouth, have been charged with murder remain in custody and will next appear in court on 6 August 2012.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Guy, MIT, who is leading the enquiry said: "I am requesting the assistance of taxi drivers in the Great Yarmouth area, who may have picked up two men and a woman in the town. The three were believed to have been collected from St Nicholas Road, Great Yarmouth or close by, slightly after 10:40am on Thursday 24 May 2012. The three customers were delivered to Beccles, arriving in the town at around 11:15am. They had with them a number of bags including a large heavy big black suitcase which one person would have struggled to carry." 

Anyone with information should contact the Major Investigation Team on 101, quoting Operation Moxley.