Third prostitute found dead

FEARS a serial killer is on the loose in Ipswich rose dramatically today following the discovery of a third prostitute's body.The woman's body was found at Nacton.

FEARS a serial killer is on the loose in Ipswich rose dramatically today following the discovery of a third prostitute's body.

The woman's body was found at Nacton at 3.20pm today, sparking a major police investigation.

Like murdered vice girls Gemma Adams and Tania Nicol, it is understood the latest victim was a prostitute who had been working in Ipswich.

She is understood to have been aged in her early 20s.


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A large area near Amberfield School has been sealed off overnight as the hunt for clues to the killer's identity intensifies.

Police stressed the woman's death has not been linked to the deaths of Gemma, 25, and Tania, 19, but few details have been released about where the body was found.

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It is thought the woman had not been reported missing before her body was found.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said: “The body of a woman has been found at Nacton this afternoon, Sunday, December 10.

“Police were called by a member of the public at 3.20pm today who reported that she had found a body just before the Amberfield turning.

“Officers are at the scene and the area is cordoned off.

“At this stage, as a standard procedure, the death is being treated as unexplained.”

The bodies of Gemma and Tania were both found in Belstead Brook about two miles apart. Both girls had gone missing from the red-light district of Ipswich.

For full story see Monday's Evening Star.

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