Police still confident

SUFFOLK police today said they were confident Joan Albert's killer would be caught despite residents of Capel St Mary voicing fears her murderer will never be brought to justice.

SUFFOLK police today said they were confident Joan Albert's killer would be caught despite residents of Capel St Mary voicing fears her murderer will never be brought to justice.

Villagers are still shocked four months on by the brutality of the murder at her home in Boydlands, just before Christmas.

The lack of any obvious police progress is now causing them concern.

The Evening Star has spoken to villagers who have told us they fear Joan's killer will remain at liberty despite an intensive police.

And some have been critical of the investigation – claiming that it has seemed badly organised.

The police today they still have 20 officers working full-time on the inquiry – which is headed by Detective Superintendent Roy Lambert – and have even strengthened the investigation team.

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They and Mrs Albert's family also launched another new appeal today for fresh information which might help trace the killer.

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