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Operation Brecon Murder of MIHAI DOBRE

A murder investigation has been launched in Peterborough after a man was shot in the early hours of Wednesday 13 April 2022


Details of Incident

A murder investigation has been launched in Peterborough after a man was shot in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday 13 April 2022


Police were called at 12.34am with reports of a gunshot being heard in Crabtree, Paston.  Officers and paramedics attended the scene and 29-year-old Mihai Dobre, of Oundle Road, Peterborough, was taken to hospital, however he was pronounced dead at 8.03pm.

 

Lewis Hutchinson of Dogsthorpe, Peterborough was arrested late on the night of Thursday 14th April and has now been charged with Murder and Firearms offences.  He has been remanded in prison until a hearing on 16th May.

 

On Monday 18th April a man in his 30's from Peterborough was also arrested on suspicion of Murder and two further arrests have been made of persons on suspicion of Assisting an Offender.

 

This remains and ongoing investigation and we would like to reassure the public that such incidents are rare; we would equally like to thank the community for their ongoing support.

 

Contact Information

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Major Crime Unit by calling 101 and quoting Operation Brecon, or follow the link below and complete the form to submit your information. Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org