Man arrested in Cambridge murder investigation as police appeal to drug community

Peter Mark Anderson, 46, (pictured) was murdered at Stourbridge Common, Cambridge. Picture: Cambridg

Peter Mark Anderson, 46, (pictured) was murdered at Stourbridge Common, Cambridge. Picture: Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder as detectives make an appeal to the Cambridge drugs community.

Peter Anderson, 46, also known as Blue, died from stab wounds after being attacked on Stourbridge Common at about 4.15pm on July 25.

The 20-year-old man was arrested in the Metropolitan police area on suspicion of murder, possession of a knife and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and is due to be transported to Parkside Police Station this morning (August 9).

It comes as Detective Alan Page made a fresh appeal to the Cambridge drugs community.

It is believed Mr Anderson may have been in the area to buy drugs on the day of his death.


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DI Page said there were still people with information about the killing who had not come forward.

He said: “I believe there are still a lot of people with information who might be shying away from speaking to police but I would urge them to come forward.

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“This is a murder. Blue was a well-loved character in the community and we need to get justice for him and his loved ones.

“If you have information about what happened on that afternoon on Stourbridge Common please come forwards. This investigation is still very much ongoing and we are following up many lines of inquiry.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 339 of 25 July or visit https://mipp.police.uk/operation/554.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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