Man charged with murder after Wisbech woman is stabbed to death

Laraine Maria Rayner

Laraine Maria Rayner

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in Wisbech have charged a man.

Steven Stocks, 43, of North Brink in Wisbech, has been charged with murdering 53-year-old Laraine Rayner and preventing her lawful and decent burial.

Ms Rayner’s body was discovered at a property in Mill Road on April 24. A post mortem concluded that she died from a stab wound to the neck.

Mr Stocks remains in police custody and is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court this morning (May 4).