WISBECH — Detectives are appealing for information after a 35-year-old Lithuanian man was slain in town and an arrest was made in the case.
Dainus Kigas’ body was found in a burning blue Renault van in the early hours of June 3. The van was parked in Turnpike Court, off Norwich Road, when it was set on fire, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.
A post mortem examination was inconclusive about the cause of death, pending the results of toxicology tests.
A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with this incident on June 3 and was released on police bail the next day until July 4.
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Bambridge is asking any witnesses to the incident to come forward.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They can also call the Operation Horsford inquiry team on 0845 456 456 4.
Cyclist receives minor injuries in hit-and-runWISBECH — Authorities are seeking witnesses of a collision between a car and a cyclist in which the driver of the car failed to stop.
A green Peugeot 107 allegedly collided with the cyclist about 2:15 p.m. on June 3 along Pickards Way, leaving the rider with minor injuries, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.
Anyone with information can contact the Wisbech Police Station on 0845 456 456 4, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police seek witnesses in motorbike theftST. IVES — Witnesses are asked to come forward after a motorbike was stolen from a garage.
Thieves broke into a garage on Crown Walk and stole a white and blue KTM motorcycle between 11:30 p.m. on May 14 and 8 a.m. the next day, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Ives Police Station on 0845 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Elderly woman dies in traffic collisionSHOTLEY — A 74-year-old woman died after she was involved in a two-car collision on June 4 here.
The incident occurred along Gayford Terrace at approximately 3:30 p.m., when a blue BMW with two occupants and a silver Ford Fusion containing two adults and two children collided, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.
Joan Machin, from Brightlingsea in Essex, was a passenger in the BMW during the collision and was taken to the hospital where she later died, the release said.
Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area either before or during the collision.
Calls should be made to Police Constable Ben Coombes at the Suffolk Police Headquarters Roads Policing Unit at 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.