Man serving life at Whitemoor Prison, March, for ‘Midsomer’ murder dies at Papworth Hospital

13:11 05 June 2014

Benjamin Radojevic

Benjamin Radojevic


A man serving a life sentence at Whitemoor Prison, March, for clubbing a 67 year-old woman to death with a golf club and video recorder, has died at Papworth Hospital.

Benjamin Radojevic, 29, whose address was given by the coroner as “Longhill Road, March” died at Papworth on May 26.

An inquest was opened and adjourned on Wednesday pending further inquiries by coroner William Morris.

The cause of death is provisionally given as:

1a. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

1b. Acute Aortic Dissection (operated on)

1c. Marfan Syndrome

2. Cerebral Infarcts

Radojevic, who previously lived in Hilldesdon Road, Gawcott, Buckinghamshire, murdered a fellow villager, Sally Hingston, 67, in August 2008. Her body was found in a field two miles from her home.

After being found guilty of the murder in 2010 at Reading Crown Court, the judge ordered that Radojevic should spend at least 21 years behind bars.

A post-mortem examination found Mrs Hingston died from multiple injuries caused by being beaten with a golf club and a video recorder.

Speaking after the verdict, Det Ch Insp Peter Vigurs of Thames Valley Police said Radojevic had never given a motive for the attack.

Gawcott was used by ITV for the filming of their crime drama ‘Midsomer Murders’, starring John Nettles

* Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening medical condition where the lungs cannot provide enough oxygen for the rest of the body.

* Aortic dissection is when there is a separation of the aorta walls. One outcome is often bleeding along the aorta wall, which is the main artery which carries blood to the wall.

* Marfan syndrome is a non curable genetic condition that affects the body’s connective tissues.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

42 minutes ago
Elizabeth Truss MP and George Freeman MP at the Queen Adelaide level crossing close to the Ely North junction. Picture: Ian Burt

Major improvements to the Ely North Junction which are key to the introduction of twice-hourly trains between London and King’s Lynn have been delayed.

Yesterday, 14:18
A Magpas air ambulance leaving Wisbech today after a man went into cardiac arrest after being stung by a wasp.

The A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn was closed this afternoon after a motorist, who is now in a critical condition, was stung by a wasp and went into cardiac arrest, police have said.

Yesterday, 17:28
Marina and the Diamonds

Part Kate Bush, with her eccentric stage presence and flowing outfit choices; a hint of Lana Del Rey’s melodramatic storytelling and a good dose of Charli XCX emoji inducing pop hits, Marina and the Diamonds live show is never dull.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition