Suffolk

Weybread murder investigation: Ali Qazimaj appeals extradition

Sylvia Stuart and Peter Stuart Image copyright Diss Express
Image caption Sylvia and Peter Stuart were reported missing on 3 June

A man suspected of murdering a couple from Suffolk has appealed against his extradition from Luxembourg.

Ali Qazimaj, 42, of Tilbury, Essex, was arrested over the murders of Peter and Sylvia Stuart, from Weybread, on 17 June.

The Court of Appeal in Luxembourg will have 20 days to review his case.

Mr Stuart's body was found in Weybread on 3 June. His wife has yet to be found, but police believe she has also been killed.

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The couple were last seen alive at Goodies Farm Shop in Pulham Market, Norfolk, on 29 May, and were reported missing five days later.

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Image caption Ali Qazimaj had three days to appeal against the district court's decision of 4 July to extradite him

Mr Stuart's body was discovered near their home with multiple stab wounds.

Mr Qazimaj was found in a hostel in Luxembourg City after being identified by a female member of staff who recognised him through photos on the internet.

If the decision to extradite him is upheld, Mr Qazimaj will be surrendered to Suffolk Police within 10 days.

Image copyright Luxembourg Court of Justice
Image caption Ali Qazimaj appeared before a court in Luxembourg

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