Man arrested in North Bedfordshire murder investigation

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After the discovery of a body, detectives launched a murder investigation

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the discovery of a body in fields between Carlton and Turvey earlier this month.

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Kamil Leszczynski, 33, of Knox Road, Wellingborough, was discovered on Thursday (1 July) at approximately 4.30 pm in fields off Turvey Road.

Read: Tributes paid to Wellingborough man found in fields between Carlton and Turvey

Last night (Wednesday) officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit (MCU) arrested a man in his 40s from Northamptonshire in connection to the incident.

He remains in police custody for questioning.

MCU detectives have been carrying out a roadblock today on Turvey Road near to where Mr Leszczynski was found to speak to anyone who may have seen or captured anything that will help their investigation.

“While we have made an arrest in the case, we are continuing to appeal for anyone with any information,” said Detective Superintendent Ian Simmons,who is leading the investigation.

Det. Supt Ian Simmons interviewed by media. Image: Bedfordshire Police

“Whether you know Kamil, have knowledge of his whereabouts or movements last week, or if you have any knowledge of the area where his body was found, to get in touch.

“No piece of information is too small. Our murder investigation is going through a painstaking process to establish what happened to Kamil and if you can help in any way, please get in touch,” he added.

You can contact police on 101 or via the Bedfordshire Police online reporting centre bedfordshire.police.uk/report, quoting Operation Helianthus.

You can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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