Wisbech man Mitchell Bird remanded in custody until March 27 charged with murder of Bradley Carter of Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 16:43 27 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:43 27 February 2017

Murder victim, Bradley Carter, 35, of Spencer Close, West Walton.

Murder victim, Bradley Carter, 35, of Spencer Close, West Walton.


A Wisbech man was remanded in custody until March 27 when he appeared at Cambridge Crown Court today (Mon) charged with murder.

Mitchell Bird, 29, of Cox Close, Wisbech, was charged with the murder of Bradley Carter. He has been remanded in custody and will next appear at Cambridge Crown Court on March 27.

No plea was entered.

The murder charge followed an incident in Cox Close, Wisbech, on February 14.

The victim, Bradley Carter, 35, of Spencer Close, West Walton, Norfolk was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn but sadly died on February 19.

In a statement by Mr Carter’s family they described him “a kind, loving and helpful son, uncle and father who will be greatly missed by all those who knew him”.

A police spokesman said: “The family would like their wishes respected to be left alone to grieve.”

The spokesman offered few details about the background to the murder charge but said that “Mr Bird and Mr Carter were known to each other”.

More news stories

55 minutes ago

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched the government’s first tree health strategy following on from his visit to Ely yesterday.

4 minutes ago

Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrated their 25th anniversary on Saturday (May 19) at Gorefield, Wisbech.

Yesterday, 18:22

A court battle was signalled tonight after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority agreed to challenge the Home Office decision to allow police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite to seize control.

Yesterday, 17:39

Environment Secretary Michael Gove praised Cambridgeshire’s biggest tree nursery for being at ‘the cutting edge’ of protecting the environment.

Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Wisbech Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter