Phillip Lewis’ remains were discovered in Harlow Oakwood Pond, and Lee Clark was detained by the police. Let’s see Who is Lee Clark the Man charged with the murder of Philip Lewis was found dead in Harlow Pond in detail.
A SUSPECT has been accused of killing a 59-year-old man who was discovered dead in a pond on New Year’s Eve. Following complaints of a “strange object” in the water at Oakwood Pond in Harlow, Essex, police were called to the scene.
Sadly, they found Phillip Lewis’s bones, who had resided nearby. At the time, police estimated that his remains had probably been there for “many weeks.”
Phillip Lewis has been recognized by police as the man whose remains were discovered in Oakwood Pond. Mr. Lewis, 59, was referred to as “Scottish Phil” and had resided in Harlow for a long time, according to Detective Superintendent Rob Kirby, who is in charge of the case, which is being handled as a murder inquiry.
“Phillip was well-known in and around the town center and had a wide network of acquaintances with whom he would socialize,” DS Kirby said in a statement today.
Two neighborhood guys have been detained in connection with the murder of Philip, according to the police. A 23-year-old was detained on suspicion of conspiring to commit murder, while a 52-year-old was detained on suspicion of murder.
Both are still being held.
Who is Lee Clark?
Lee Clark, 52, is scheduled to appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow after being charged with murder. A 23-year-old guy who was detained on suspicion of planning a murder has been released on bail until March.
Anyone who has spoken to Philip since November 1 is being urged to contact the police. Additionally, they are pleading for anyone who may have witnessed something “strange” nearby in the previous two months to contact them.
Head of Essex Major Crime, Detective Superintendent Rob Kirby, stated: “Quite obviously, this is a key stage in the investigation into Phillip Lewis’ killing.
“For the past eight days, a group of hardworking investigators and forensic specialists have been piecing together what we think were the circumstances behind Phillip’s death.
The inquiry into the death of a 59-year-old man who was a son and a friend does not end at the point of charge, and in many ways, this is just the start of a lengthy process.
“One portion of that study is still being done today as our partners and we continue to empty Oakwood Pond so that further in-depth research can be done there.
“This is being done in the most eco-friendly manner possible, and I’d like to extend my gratitude to partners for making it possible.” Call the dedicated hotline at 0800 051 4526 if you have any footage or information about the incident.
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