Police charge second man with murder of Jeff Henry

Jeff Henry

Jeff Henry - Credit: Archant

A man from Huntingdon has been charged with the murder of Jeff Henry.

Martin Saunders, 34, of Beaton Crescent, was charged with murder today (July 22) and is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court this morning.

A 36-year-old man from St Ives, who was re-arrested yesterday (July 21) on suspicion of murder has bailed until August 18.

Saunders is the second person to be charged in connection with the murder of Mr Henry.

Ben Maguire, 28, formerly of Minerva Way, Cambridge, was also charged with murder and has been remanded to appear for a plea and case management hearing at a court to be decided, on September 4.

Mr Henry, 39, was assaulted in Campkin Road, Cambridge, 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.