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Man charged with murder of woman, 19, after West Winch disturbance



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A man has tonight been charged with the murder of a young woman following an incident in West Winch at the weekend.

Nigel Malt, of Lynn Road, King’s Lynn, is accused of murdering his 19-year-old daughter Lauren Malt.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before magistrates in Norwich tomorrow morning.

Lauren Malt, 19 tragically died last Sunday (54514143)
Lauren Malt, 19 tragically died last Sunday (54514143)

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.

Police were called to the area shortly before 7.30pm, following reports of a disturbance and that a woman had been hit by a car.

Lauren Malt, 19 tragically died last Sunday (54514139)
Lauren Malt, 19 tragically died last Sunday (54514139)

A post-mortem examination carried out today has established the preliminary cause of death as chest and abdominal injuries.

A murder investigation is underway after a woman died in a disturbance in Leete Way, West Winch (54443742)
A murder investigation is underway after a woman died in a disturbance in Leete Way, West Winch (54443742)

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.

Witnesses can also share information via an online police portal here.



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