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Peter Stuart murder inquiry: Son-in-law Steve Paxman told no further action

Sylvia Stuart, Peter Stuart and Steve Paxman Image copyright Diss Express
Image caption A photograph taken for the Diss Express newspaper in 2003 shows Steve Paxman (right) with his mother-in-law Sylvia Stuart and his father-in-law Peter Stuart

A man arrested in connection with the murder of his father-in-law has been told he faces no further action.

Steve Paxman, 61, from Leicester, was questioned by police after the body of Peter Stuart, 75, was found in Weybread, near Diss, on 3 June.

Police are still searching for Mr Stuart's wife, Sylvia.

Suffolk Police said Mr Paxman was released from bail and told "there is no evidence" linking him with the death.

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Image caption Sylvia Stuart is still missing. The body of her husband, Peter, was found in woods on 3 June

A second man, Ali Qazimaj, 42, detained in Luxembourg on 16 June following the issuing of a European Arrest Warrant for the suspected murder of Mr and Mrs Stuart, remains subject to extradition procedures.

A judgement on the next stage of the proceedings is due to be made in Luxembourg on 4 July.

Police are still searching for Mrs Stuart, 69, and anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Police.

Image caption Police said 30 officers were involved in the search

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