Friday, September 21, 2012

Oakham Murder, Police name murder victim, Neil Corby, Police still at Gaol Street, Oakham, Rutland, Photographs

PCSO Jay Cooper at the Gaol Street  Murder Scene

Neil's family visited his home this morning and left a floral tribute.

Leicestershire Scientific Support  still at the ground floor flat
gathering evidence.

Police name murder victim

Officers investigating a murder in Oakham have named the victim.

The body of 42-year-old Neil Corby was found in a ground floor flat in Gaol Street on the morning of Thursday, September 20.

Officers were called to the flat just after 7.30am on Thursday.

A post mortem examination has been carried out and officers are awaiting further test results.
Four men, aged 26, 33, 33 and 47, have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

In a statement, Mr Corby’s family said: “On behalf of Neil’s family we would like to thank our friends and family for their support. We wish to be left alone to grieve in private.”

Detective Chief Inspector Neil Castle, who is leading the investigation said: “Enquiries into this incident are ongoing. We are still trying to piece together the exact movements of Mr Corby in the hours before his death.

“It is vital that anyone who saw or heard anything out of the ordinary in the Gaol Street area between 8pm on Wednesday, September 19 and 7am the following morning gets in touch with us as soon as possible.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident 65:20:09:12 or Crimestoppers, which is free* and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

*Please note, some mobile phone providers may charge for this call.


Four men arrested on suspicion of murder after Neil found dead in Gaol Street, Oakham, Rutland, Photographs

Leicestershire Constabulary Dog Unit

Gaol Street Oakham remained Closed  for the day

Leicestershire Constabulary Outside the Gaol Street Flats Oakham

Leicestershire Constabulary Scientific Support 
entering the ground floor flat.

PCSO makes enquiries at nearby homes

Detective Inspector Geoff Brookes

Inspector Kam Mystery Rutland LPU Commander

Lunch arrived for the investigating officers

At around 1.45 Ford of Oakham Funeral Directors 
arrived to take away the body.

Police watch as the body in bag is placed in Fords van

Police follow van

Hambleton Bakery who could not open there shop decided to give away the daily bread delivery to passing people in the High Street.