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Three men due in court on West Norfolk murder charges

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Three men are due in court today to answer murder charges following the deaths of two people in West Norfolk earlier this year.

Nigel Malt, 44, of Lynn Road, West Winch, is accused of killing his 19-year-old daughter, Lauren Malt, in an incident in West Winch on January 23.

Wayne Peckham, 47, and Riley Peckham, 22, both of Manby Close, Hilgay, are accused of murdering Matthew Rodwell, of Fincham, during a disturbance in Downham on the same night.

Norwich Crown Court (55793405)
Norwich Crown Court (55793405)

Riley Peckham is also charged with escaping from lawful custody and assaulting an emergency worker.

Plea and trial preparation hearings in both cases are due to take place at Norwich Crown Court this morning.

Provisional trial dates have already been set for June 27 in the case of Malt and July 25 for Peckham and Peckham respectively.

All three defendants were remanded in custody when they initially appeared in court in January.

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