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Police step up hunt for Joan's killer

PUBLISHED: 10:26 23 December 2001 | UPDATED: 11:04 03 March 2010

EXACTLY a week after pensioner Joan Albert was brutally stabbed to death in her Capel St Mary home police were stepping up the hunt for the killer.

A team of 12 twelve officers spoke to people in the village from 9pm to 3am on Saturday night in a bid to gather vital clues.

EXACTLY a week after pensioner Joan Albert was brutally stabbed to death in her Capel St Mary home police were stepping up the hunt for the killer.

A team of 12 twelve officers spoke to people in the village from 9pm to 3am on Saturday night in a bid to gather vital clues.

The force spoke to motorists and passers-by in the area of the shopping precinct and the village hall. They also spoke to people using the Boydlands and surrounding roads and motorists driving along Thorney Road.

The 79-year-old victim was found dead in the hall of her home in the Boydlands at 10am on Sunday December 16.

A post mortem revealed she died of multiple stab wounds.


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