A former army commando has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 28 years for the “callous and planned” murder of dog walker Peter Wrighton.
This is the selfie Alexander Palmer took shortly after killing dog walker Peter Wrighton in woodland near East Harling.
Mental health staff treating an ex-Royal Marine who killed a dog walker warned police about him.
The devastated family of murdered dog walker has told how they and his killer have been “failed” by mental health professionals.
Alexander Palmer remained at large for a week after savagely stabbing Peter Wrighton to death in a frenzied and brutal attack which almost severed the married father and grandfather’s head from his body.
A former soldier from Cringleford was found guilty on Wednesday of killing a dog walker in a frenzied knife attack in woodlands near East Harling last summer.
A jury will tomorrow be sent out to consider its verdict in the trial of a ex-soldier accused of killing an 83-year-old dog walker.
A former soldier accused of murdering an 83-year-old dog walker had been discharged from the army on medical grounds.
Murdered dog walker Peter Wrighton suffered up to 45 knife wounds during a “rapid attack” in a Norfolk woodland, a court today heard.
Injuries caused to a murdered dog walker were so “strange” that a police officer thought they were inflicted by the victim’s own pet, a court heard.
A woman who found the body of murdered dog walker Peter Wrighton cried in court as she described the moment she realised he was dead.
A jury has been sworn in to try a former soldier accused of murdering a dog walker in Norfolk woodland.
The trial of a former soldier accused of murdering a dog walker in Norfolk woodlands is due to start today - about 120 miles away in Nottingham.
A new buddy scheme to support dog walkers in a wood where a man was brutally murdered has been given the go-ahead - and looks set to leave a lasting legacy.
A dog walking scheme will be organised at a meeting today to help reassure and to bring together a community following the murder of Peter Wrighton.
The son of murdered 83-year-old dog walker Peter Wrighton has described his father as a “mild-mannered and gentle” man.
A former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton could stand trial in February next year.
A man has appeared in court having been charged in connection with the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a grandfather who was attacked as he walked his dogs.
Police have been granted extra time to quiz the man arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old dog walker Peter Wrighton, as forensic teams continue to search a number of locations around Norfolk.
Police investigating the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton have been searching homes in Cringleford and Bawdeswell as part of their probe.
The arrest of a man in his 20s in connection with the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton has been welcomed by people living near the scene of the crime.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old Peter Wrighton.
Murder detectives investigating the death of 83-year-old grandfather Peter Wrighton at East Harling have issued descriptions of three men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Animal attack injuries have been ruled out as a potential cause of East Harling murder victim Peter Wrighton’s death, police have said.
The horrific murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton has raised a number of questions.
Heartfelt tributes have continued to pour in for a man murdered while walking his dogs in Norfolk woodlands.
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They are sleepy places where people have traditionally felt safe enough to walk alone in the dark or even leave their doors and windows unlocked.
The inquest into the death of a man murdered in East Harling opened in Norwich this morning.
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