His shocking death had a profound effect on the community and those who, like he did, enjoy a quiet stroll in the woods with their dogs.
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.
Police interviews with Alexander Palmer have been released as the 24-year-old was convicted today of the murder of Peter Wrighton near East Harling.
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.
The jury trying the case of a former soldier accused of murdering an 83-year-old dog walker in Norfolk woodland, have been sent out to consider its verdict.
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 Royal Marine told police his hallucination “Alex” was with him on the day a Norfolk dog walker was murdered, a court has heard.
A former soldier accused of killing a Norfolk grandfather had boasted about how he would be remembered “studied, revised and hopefully re-enacted in the many centuries to come”, a court has heard.
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 retired RAF navigator was approached by a man of “eastern Mediterranean” appearance while walking in a Norfolk woodland on the day an 83-year-old was murdered, a court heard.
An 83-year-old dog walker was attacked from behind and murdered in a savage knife attack carried out by a man with a strong desire to kill strangers, a court was told today.
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.
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