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Two men and teenager charged with murder over car park body find

Police at murder scene in Great Linford Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption The man whose body was found near the Co-op in Great Linford has been named as Suren Sivananthan

Two men and a teenage boy have been charged with murder after the body of a Canadian man was found in a car park.

Suren Sivananthan, 32, was found dead near the Co-op in St Leger Drive in Great Linford, Milton Keynes, at 04:00 GMT on Saturday.

Thames Valley Police said Gnanachandran Balachandran, 37, had been charged with murder alongside Kiroraj Yogarajah, 30.

The men will appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court along with a 17-year-old boy from Croydon.

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The police response to the death has been referred to the police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

"The force awaits notification of the IPCC's decision on its mode of investigation," a police spokesman said.

Mr Balachandran, of The Fleet, Springfield, Milton Keynes, Mr Yogarajah of Dunthorne Way, Grange Farm, Milton Keynes, and the teenager were all arrested on Saturday.

A 23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder on Monday remains in police custody.

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