Cambridgeshire

Peterborough ditch bodies: Joanna Dennehy charged with murders

The bodies of Lukasz Slaboszewski (l), John Chapman (c) and Kevin Lee (r) were found in Cambridgeshire
The bodies of Lukasz Slaboszewski (l), John Chapman (c) and Kevin Lee (r) were found in Cambridgeshire

A woman has been charged with the murders of three men whose bodies were found in ditches in Cambridgeshire.

Kevin Lee, 48, was found in a ditch in Newborough on 30 March. He died from stab wounds to the chest.

Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, was stabbed in the heart. John Chapman, 56, was stabbed in the neck and chest. They were found at Thorney Dyke on 3 April.

Joanna Dennehy, 30, of Peterborough, has been charged with three counts of murder.

Grace Ononiwu, the chief crown prosecutor for the east of England, said Ms Dennehy would appear at Peterborough Magistrates' Court at a later date.

She said Mr Slaboszewski was killed on 19 March while Mr Lee and Mr Chapman were killed on 29 March.

Two other people have been charged in connection with the case.

Leslie Layton, 36, was charged with perverting the course of justice and remains in custody. He will appear at Peterborough Crown Court on 20 June.

Robert Moore, 55, has been charged with assisting an offender and will appear at Cambridge Crown Court on 1 July.

Two other men, aged 23 and 32, arrested in connection with the case are currently on bail.

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