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Cringleford man charged with East Harling murder

Just Regional
Aug 14, 2017 1 min read

A man from Cringleford  will appear before a judge tomorrow, Tuesday August 15, after being charged with the murder of Peter Wrighton (pictured).

23-year-old Alexander Palmer, of Freesia Way, Cringleford, was charged early this morning and later appeared in front of magistrates in Norwich.

The charge came after 83- year-old Mr Wrighton, from Banham, received fatal stab wounds in woodland near East Harling last Saturday morning, August 5th.

The Street, in East Harling, remains closed while the investigation continues and officers are still working in the area, providing reassurance, speaking with witnesses and conducting house to house and CCTV enquiries.

Detectives are also searching and forensically examining a number of locations which are linked to the  investigation.

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