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A Bury St Edmunds father and son accused of killing a man in a vigilante attack have been found guilty of murder.

At Ipswich Crown Court yesterday, jurors in the case of David and Edward King returned a unanimous guilty verdict.

The pair had been charged with fatally stabbing 47-year-old Neil Charles in the early hours of June 20 last year.

David King, 55, and his 19-year-old son, Edward, set upon Mr Charles with a knife and a ninja sword after he had been seen attempting to break into a number of vehicles parked in the Moreton Hall estate.

A sentencing date for the pair has not yet been set.

In other news, a specialist fire investigation team is attending a Thetford property today as a police and fire services joint investigation continues into a fatal house fire in the town.

Officers are also making house-to-house inquiries in Staniforth Road to establish the circumstances leading up to the incident which resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man from the property who died yesterday at West Suffolk Hospital.

Following the fire, three other people were also taken to the Bury St Edmunds hospital and two were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital for treatment. All of these have since been discharged.

A Home Office post mortem examination is due to be carried out tomorrow to establish the teenager’s exact cause of death.

And finally, The Suffolk Show has begun today with thousands of visitors expected at Trinity Park in Ipswich.

Created by the Suffolk Agricultural Association, the yearly pop-up event celebrates our home county and its rich history of agriculture, farming and food and drink production.

Everything from show-jumping to cow milking and sheep sheering will be on show in the rings today alongside street food stalls, a flower show and sports village.