Police search home of Peterborough man charged with murder of Oxford historian

Police in Peterborough are searching the home of Michael Danaher, who is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of Adrian Greenwood.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 12:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 12:22 pm
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Forensics officers have this morning, Wednesday April 13, been carrying out investigations at Mr Danaher’s home in Hadrians Court.

The body of Mr Greenwood, 42, was found in his home in Iffley Road, Oxford, on Thursday, by his cleaner.

A post-mortem found the Oxford-educated academic, who also dealt in antiques and collected Harry Potter books, had died from multiple stab wounds.

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Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Mr Danaher, 50, was arrested on Sunday and has now been charged with murder, Thames Valley Police said.

He will appear in custody at Banbury Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday April 13.

A 26-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on the day Mr Greenwood’s body was found was released without charge on Saturday.

Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police investigating the death of Adrian Greenwood, who found stabbed in his Oxford home, search the home of Michael Danaher, 50,Hadrians Court, Peterborough., Hadrians Court, Peterborough 13/04/2016. Picture by Terry Harris. THA