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Police divers to search country park pond in murder probe

Metropolitan Police divers will today (February 9) search a pond in a country park as part of a prob..

By admin , in Cambridge , at February 10, 2018

Metropolitan Police divers will today (February 9) search a pond in a country park as part of a probe into the murder of Sam Mechelewski.

And a car seen near Hinchingbrooke Country Park at the time of the murder in Huntingdon is being hunted by police.

Detectives have released images of the car.

Detectives want to trace this Audi

The body of Sam, 20, was found by a member of the public at about 1pm on February 1 in a wooded area of the park.

Police are investigating the murder of Sam Mechelewski (pictured)

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw the vehicle, a black Audi A3, in Huntingdon in the evening of Wednesday last week (January 31).

Specialist diving teams from the Metropolitan Police will be searching the pond near the street Woodlands and the edge of the park today (February 9).

House-to-house enquires have taken place close to where Sam’s body was discovered and extensive searches have been carried out in the park.

Flowers and tributes have been left in Hinchingbrooke Country Park (Image: Keith Jones)

Yesterday (February 8), CCTV images of Sam were released showing him at a branch of Sainsbury’s in St Germain Walk, Huntingdon, shortly before 8pm on January 31.

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Detective Chief Inspector Adam Gallop said: “We’re appealing to anyone who saw this vehicle in the Huntingdon area to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.

"It may have been parked by the side of the road. We need to get answers about who was in the vehicle and what they were doing in the area.

Detectives want to trace this Audi

“We also want to speak to anyone who saw Sam from the time he was captured on CCTV in Sainsbury’s onwards.

"We need to piece more information together about who he was with and where he went. Please get in touch with any information, however insignificant you feel it may be.”

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Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting CC-01022018-0198 or visit

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via

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