Thorney: Murder Victims Named

5 April 2013, 11:58 | Updated: 5 April 2013, 17:41

Cambridgeshire Police have released the names of two men found dead at Thorney, near Peterborough.

The bodies of 56 year old John Chapman [pictured - below], from Bifield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, and 31 Lukasz Slaboszewski, from Peterborough, were discovered in a dyke on Wednesday by a member of the public.

Their deaths are being linked to the murder of Kevin Lee whose body was discovered in Newborough on Saturday (March 30).

Peterborough Bifield House

Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Mr Lee.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with perverting the course of justice and has been remanded to appear at Peterborough Crown Court on April 10.

Two men, aged 23 and 32, arrested over the weekend have been released on bail. 

A 47-year-old man arrested in Hereford earlier this week remains in custody.

Peterborough Welland House

A 30-year-old woman also arrested in Hereford has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Meanwhile, two houses in Peterborough have been cordoned off by Police as part of the investigation.

Cordons are in place at houses in the Orton Goldhay [pictured - above] and Welland [pictured - below] areas of the city.

Cambridgeshire Police say the homes are part of their investigation into the murders.

John Chapman