UPDATED: Man arrested on suspicion of murder following death of man in Peterborough

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Park Farm, Peterborough.

Friday, 22nd April 2016, 4:39 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2016, 5:44 pm
The scene in Park Farm Way, Peterborough. EMN-160422-161446009

A police spokesman said a man and a woman had been arrested in connection with the death.

There has been a large police presence at Park Farm Way, Park Farm, Stanground, today as investigations continue.

The spokesman said: “The activity in Park Farm Way, Stanground today is part of an investigation into the unexplained death of a man in his 40s on April 15.

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The scene in Park Farm Way, Peterborough.

“A 43-year-old woman from Peterborough has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and a 46-year-old man from Peterborough has been arrested on suspicion of murder.”

Residents spoke of their shock after police turned up at about 7am today.

A workman, who asked not to be named, said: “We turned up at 7.30am and the police were already here in their scientific vans.

“They put white suits on to go into a house.

The scene at Park Farm Way, Stanground EMN-160422-161434009

“People have been coming and going all day.”

Two police cars were guarding a property on Park Farm Way this afternoon, and a woman living near-by said: “We have not been told anything about what has been going on.

“Police have been here this morning. I don’t know why but it is a concern.”

Another woman living on the street added: “It is a real shock. It is not something that happens every day round here.”

The scene in Park Farm Way, Peterborough.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

The scene at Park Farm Way, Stanground EMN-160422-161434009