Police divers searching Peterborough waterway in ‘body in a case’ murder

Police divers search a ditch

Police divers search a ditch

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Police searching Peterborough for body parts in the ‘body in a case’ murder have been diving in an offshoot of the River Nene near the Boathouse pub.

Police divers were seen in the tributary this afternoon, as officers continue to hunt for evidence in the case.

Police divers at an offshoot of the River Nene

Police divers at an offshoot of the River Nene

The divers were seen in a ditch near Thorpe Meadows and Riverside Gardens, off Thorpe Road.

The dismembered body of mum of one Ramute Butkiene, (42), of Mayor’s Walk was found at an address in Mayor’s Walk on Friday.

Her torso was found in a suitcase, and police have been searching for missing body parts.

A 57-year-old man is still be questioned by officers at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Police at an offshoot of the River Nene

Police at an offshoot of the River Nene