Man charged with murder of Jeff Henry but Huntingdon man remains in custody

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Police have charged a man with the murder of Cambridge man Jeff Henry.

Ben Maguire, 28, formally of Minerva Way, Cambridge, was charged today (June 19) and will appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Saturday).

A 34-year-old man from Huntingdon was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday (June 17) and he remains in custody.

A 36-year-old man from County Gallway was arrested on suspicion of murder on June 13, at Holy Head Port, Anglesey. He has been bailed until August 18.

Detective inspector Alan Page from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit said: “Charging Ben Maguire with the murder of Jeff Henry is a significant step forward in bringing those involved to justice.

“I am still keen to hear from people in the local community who may have information relating to this vicious and cowardly attack.

“I would urge anyone with knowledge of this offence and the reasons for it, to come forward and not to protect those involved.

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“Please be assured that any information you provide will be treated in confidence.”

Jeff Henry, 39, was assaulted on Campkin Road on June 7. He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he remained in a critical condition with a fractured skull and traumatic brain injuries until June 12, when the decision was made to turn off his life-support machine.

INFORMATION: Anyone who has any information should contact DI Page on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”