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First on today's podcast is news that the inquest into the death of a man who died from a single stab wound to the chest has been suspended.

Neil Charles was found in the early hours of the morning in June of last year in Bury St Edmunds outside a house in Winsford Road, on the Moreton Hall estate.

The 47-year-old was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, but died two days later.

Today at Suffolk Coroner's Court in Ipswich, senior coroner Nigel Parsley agreed to suspend the inquest until July 29 this year.

Next, a body has been found in the search for a missing man from Sudbury.

Police discovered the body at 11am this morning, near the River Stour, off Ballingdon Street.

The body is believed to be that of missing 48-year-old Samuel Gillett, pending formal identification, who was last seen Sunday, March 27.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

Also, a Suffolk grandfather was left horrified after checking his smart meter one morning and found his electricity bill was over £40,000.

Peter Chambers, from Ipswich, checks his smart meter every morning and usually sees a 50p increase.

So the 64-year-old was surprised to see a massive bill of £42,241.44 and called EDF to report the error.

The smart meter's display reset itself in the new year, however Peter has not received a replacement and keeps the device switched off.

And finally, organisers of the 2022 Women's Tour have confirmed that all 14 of the world's best teams will be in action at the UK's most prestigious cycle race.

This year's race will have its finishing line in Bury St Edmunds and is the first edition of the tour to take place in its usual June date since 2019.