Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Police name murdered woman - and make second arrest...

Lincolnshire Police have arrested a second person in their hunt to find the killer of of Anita Anderson, the woman found floating in the River Welland on Saturday morning.

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph tonight reports that a 26-year-old woman from the Peterborough area has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

She has been detained at Spalding police station for questioning.

Meanwhile, it has emerged that the arrest of a 54-year-old local man in connection with the murder was made in a French port at approximately 12.30pm yesterday afternoon.

He was apprehended by Kent officers as a result of enquiries made with other police forces, port authorities and also an Automated Number Plate Recognition alert on the man's vehicle.

Police were today searching through bags of clothes at a household-recycling centre in Whittlesey where specialist trained officers were looking for evidence connected to the enquiry.

BBC Radio Lincolnshire reports that the victim was Anita Anderson, 52, from Kirton near Boston.

A post mortem examination has been carried out, but Lincolnshire Police have not yet revealed how she died.

Her partially clothed body was found close to a burnt-out Peugeot 206.
Police are still appealing for witnesses.

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