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Ipswich: Christopher Thompson was identified by fingerprint records, inquest is told

PUBLISHED: 21:47 28 November 2012 | UPDATED: 22:59 28 November 2012

Christopher Thompson

Christopher Thompson

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A MAN whose body was found in Chantry Park by a dog walker, was identified by his fingerprint records, an inquest has been told.

Christopher Thompson died on November 15. An inquest into his death at IP-City, in Bath Street, on Monday, was told the 35-year-old, a former Chantry High School pupil, had facial injuries and a post mortem examination found he died due to an assault. Christopher Wilson, 33, and Deanna Stanton, 26, both of no fixed address, will appear at Ipswich Crown Court in February after being charged with Mr Thompson’s murder.

A 42-year-old man from Ipswich has been bailed until January 8. Suffolk coroner Dr Peter Dean adjourned the inquest until the case goes to Crown Court.

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Police are urging people to come forward with information following a rape in Colchester and have released an efit image of a man they want to trace in connection with the incident.

New parliamentary constituency proposals have been published – which show that in Suffolk the Tories may well have held Ipswich if the new boundaries had been in place at the general election.

A female arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in Ipswich has been released on police bail.

Storm Ophelia will see winds reach speeds of up to 80mph on exposed coastlines as amber weather warnings are issued for Northern Ireland, but East Anglia will avoid dangerous weather.

Two charities in Bury St Edmunds are set to benefit from a glittering night out featuring top stars and entertainers.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.

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