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Man accused of murdering woman in Peterborough and spreading her body parts across city to appear in court

Vytautas Jokubauskas
Vytautas Jokubauskas

A man accused of murdering a woman whose body parts were found in a suitcase in Peterborough will appear at the Old Bailey this week.

Lithuanian Vytautas Jokubauskas, 57, of Mayor’s Walk, Peterborough, is charged with the murder of his 42-year-old partner, Ramute Butkiene.

He will appear at The Old Bailey on Friday, September 4, for a plea and case management hearing.

Jokubauskas is likely to face a two-week trial before 15 December at Cambridge Crown Court or the Old Bailey.

Ms Butkiene’s torso was discovered at a property in Mayor’s Walk, in Peterborough, on the afternoon of Friday June 5 after neighbours complained about the smell.

He has been held in custody since his arrest and charge on June 10.

More about the murder and the victim

Neighbours speak of shock of discovery

Police hunt for body parts


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