Man arrested in connection of murdering Rikki Neave is rebailed by police

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering Peterborough schoolboy Rikki Neave has been rebailed by police.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 11:20 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:54 pm
Rikki Neave

The man, in his 30s and from Peterborough, was arrested on April 19 and bailed until today (June 15).

He has been re-bailed until September 20.

Rikki Neave was six-years-old when he was murdered in Peterborough in November, 1994. He was last seen leaving for school at around 9am on the morning of November 28th.

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Rikki’s body was found in a wooded area of Eye Road, close to Willoughby Court at 12:05pm the following day - five minutes’ walk from his house in the Welland Estate.

A post mortem examination concluded that Rikki had died as a result of a compression of the neck – strangulation.

In June last year (2015), officers from the three-force Major Crime Unit relaunched the investigation into Rikki’s murder with a team of dedicated officers and specialists assigned.

Anyone with information about Rikki’s death should contact police on 01480 425882 or email [email protected] Alternatively, you can give information anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555111 or via