Police ask to attend Weybread Parish Council meeting following murder of Peter Stuart and the disappearance of his wife Sylvia

Brick Kiln Cottage on Mill Lane, Weybread, the home of Peter and Slyvia Stuart. Picture: Rebecca Mur

Brick Kiln Cottage on Mill Lane, Weybread, the home of Peter and Slyvia Stuart. Picture: Rebecca Murphy. - Credit: Archant

Police have asked to attend a parish council meeting in a village that is still coming to terms with the suspected murder of a couple.

Peter Stuart (left) whose body has been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right

Peter Stuart (left) whose body has been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing. - Credit: Archant

Suffolk police has indicated it would like attend a meeting in Weybread, near Harleston, in the light of the murder of Peter Stuart, 75 and the disappearance of his wife Sylvia, 69.

Graham Gibbs, Weybread Parish Council Chairman, said police have requested to attend the next meeting on July 19.

He said he was unsure whether they wanted to reassure the village or wanted to thank them for their help.

Mr Gibbs said: 'There is still neighbourly concern because Sylvia is still missing.


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'People are following it all.

And there is a sense of unfinished business and a sense of uneasiness. We are just hoping for answers.

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'There is still the disbelief this happened in Weybread. You get that feeling when you hear people talking. Things like that do not happen in Weybread.

'We still held our celebration for the Queen's birthday and we feel that was important and we feel it is important for life to carry on.'

The prime suspect Ali Qazimaj, 42, is involved in a an extradition process from Luxembourg.

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