Detectives have charged a 44-year-old man with the murder of a woman in West Winch following an incident on Sunday night (23 January 2022).
Nigel Malt, of Lynn Road, King’s Lynn, accused of murdering his 19-year-old daughter Lauren Malt and has been remanded in police custody to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday 26 January 2022).
Lauren, who was provisionally identified today pending formal inquest proceedings, was pronounced dead on Sunday night after being involved in a collision in Leete Way. Officers had been called there shortly before 7.30pm after reports of a disturbance and that a woman had been hit by a car.
A Home Office post-mortem examination carried out today has established the preliminary cause of death as chest and abdominal injuries.
Initial enquiries on the night of the incident led to officers arresting Nigel Malt at the hospital on suspicion of murder, causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving.
He was taken to King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre where he has been questioned by detectives before being charged.
Anyone who believes they may have information relevant to the inquiry can contact the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting Operation Redmere. You can also share information online via the police portal here >> https://mipp.police.uk/operation/363721O02-PO1.