Hatfield murder victim identified

THE body of man found at a home in Hatfield has been formally identified as Peter McConnell.

A post mortem on the 43-year-old from Hatfield will be carried out this afternoon (Friday).

Officers discovered the body in a garden in Fern Dells, the home of Richard Clare.

Clare, 37, was charged with Mr McConnell’s murder and remanded in custody until July.

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