Murder probe in Peterborough after stabbing

A murder investigation has been launched in Peterborough following the death of a man in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

Saturday, 8th May 2021, 11:37 am
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 1:17 pm
Police have taped off an area of Crown Street, Peterborough.

Police were called to a flat in Crown Street, New England, at about 5am where it was reported there had been a fight and a man had been stabbed.

It is believed the victim is a man in his 20s, however formal identification is yet to take place.

DCI Emma Pitts, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit (MCU), said: “No arrests have been made at this time however we are in the process of speaking with a number of potential witnesses.

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Police have taped off an area of Crown Street, Peterborough.

“We are aware a party had taken place at the flat and some people may have left.

“My plea is for anyone who may have information and we have not yet been in contact with, to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency. I am also keen to speak with anyone who may have been at the flat earlier in the evening or any taxi drivers who collected fares from the location.”

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police via their web chat service at or online forms via quoting incident 82 of 8 May. Those without internet access should call 101.