Anglers account of discovering body of Cai Guan Chen

York Press: HUNTING FOR CLUES: Detectives at the scene after the body of Cai Guan Chen was found in the canal at Burn

11:21am Saturday 2nd October 2010

THE Press can reveal new details of the moment when the body of Cai Guan Chen was found in the Selby Canal.

Elvington killers ran drug farms network

York Press: Jailed for life: Huang Bao Lung

11:17am Saturday 2nd October 2010

TWO murderers who ran a nationwide network of cannabis farms have been jailed for a total of eleven and a half years.

Cannabis farmers murdered man in York

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

8:50am Friday 1st October 2010

Updated: FOUR men have been jailed for over 40 years after a man was murdered at a cannabis farm near York then dumped in a canal.

How case of Burn canal body was cracked

York Press: A police aerial photograph of the stretch of canal where Cai Guan Chen’s body was found

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

THE investigation into the murder of Cai Guan Chen, codenamed Operation Caddy, was long and complex and was made harder by the fact that police were dealing with Chinese nationals.

Murderers receive sentences for part played in cannabis factory

1:01pm Friday 1st October 2010

TWO murderers have been sentenced for their part in setting up a cannabis factory.

Cai Guan Chen's quest for better life ended in violent death

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

CHINESE fish farmer Cai Guan Chen crossed the world in search of a better life.

Seven jailed after marathon court cases

York Press: Bao Lung Huang

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

SEVEN members of an international drug gang are today in jail after being brought to justice for crimes linking Elvington, Doncaster, Bristol and China.

‘Brutal killing’ of Cai Guan Chen condemned

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

Sentencing Bao Lung Huang and Zhouli Zhang, Mr Justice Butterfield said: “This was a brutal killing committed because you two fell out with your victim over the sale of a harvest of cannabis.

Triad and Snakehead references throughout the case

York Press: Detective Superintendent Karnail Dulku

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

THROUGHOUT the court case there was reference to Triad or Snakehead involvement with the cannabis factory.

Elvington villagers astonished by news of murder and cannabis trials

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

VILLAGERS in Elvington reacted with astonishment when news of the murder and cannabis trials broke.

Burn residents - ‘When news broke it was big surprise’

1:00pm Friday 1st October 2010

RESIDENTS of Burn, near Selby, where Mr Chen’s body was found, were also shocked.

Third man, Shaozhe Wang, of Dong Bei, China, accused of Burn canal murder

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

7:50am Saturday 6th March 2010

A 24-year-old man has been remanded in custody accused of murdering a Chinese man whose body was found in the canal near Burn, Selby, nearly a year ago.

Third man due in court charged with Burn murder

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

9:19am Friday 5th March 2010

A THIRD man will appear in court today accused of killing the Chinese national whose body was found in a canal near Burn, Selby, nearly a year ago.

Four men in court over Burn canal killing

8:29am Thursday 31st December 2009

FOUR men have appeared in court in connection with the murder of a Chinese man whose body was found in Selby Canal.

Chinese men in court over Burn canal death evidence

9:05am Thursday 24th December 2009

TWO men accused of attempting to pervert the course of justice in connection with the murder of a Chinese national have appeared before York Magistrates’ Court.

Burn canal body murder: Two accused appear in court

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

8:30am Wednesday 23rd December 2009

THE men accused of killing of a Chinese national who was found dumped in a canal near Selby have appeared before York Magistrates Court.

Two men in court over Burn Canal death

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

8:16am Tuesday 22nd December 2009

MURDER charges have been laid against two men accused of killing an illegal immigrant whose body was found in a North Yorkshire canal.

Police release photograph of Chinese man whose charred body was found in North Yorkshire canal

York Press: Cai Guan Chen

10:39am Monday 21st December 2009

POLICE have released a photograph revealing the identity of a man whose body was found in Burn canal.

Burn canal murder probe: Man is arrested

York Press: This is a computer generated image, previously released by North Yorkshire Police, of how the body found in the Selby canal may have looked.

9:40am Wednesday 15th July 2009

POLICE have arrested a man as part of their investigation into the murder of an illegal immigrant whose body was dumped in a North Yorkshire canal.

York leads in canal death probe

1:54pm Thursday 7th May 2009

POLICE investigating the murder of a man found dead in a Selby canal today revealed they were still following leads in York.

Forensic officers comb house linked to murdered migrant

9:41am Friday 1st May 2009

A POLICE forensic team is continuing to comb a house in York as part of the investigation into the murder a man found dead in a Selby canal.

Burn murder probe moves to York

York Press: Police officers at No 50 Heslington Lane, York

11:06am Thursday 30th April 2009

A RENTED house in York has become the centre of a murder probe as the identity of a man whose body was dumped in a North Yorkshire canal was finally revealed.

Burn Canal murder victim identified

York Press: This is a computer generated image, previously released by North Yorkshire Police, of how the body found in the Selby canal may have looked.

1:47pm Wednesday 29th April 2009

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of an oriental man whose body was found in a canal near Burn in the Selby area have now confirmed his identity.

Burn canal murder poster appeal

York Press: The new poster which is being circulated in takeaways

1:30pm Tuesday 21st April 2009

CHINESE takeaways across North Yorkshire and beyond have been asked to display posters bearing the likeness of the dead man pulled from a canal near Selby.

Police divers return to Burn canal

York Press: Police divers return to Burn canal

3:20pm Thursday 9th April 2009

DIVERS were back at the canal at Burn as the search for clues into the murder of an Oriental man continues.

Burn murder hunt to go international

York Press: Computer generated image of how the person found in the canal may have looked

11:50am Wednesday 8th April 2009

THE search for the identity of the murder victim found in the canal at Burn Bridge near Selby is to go international.

Call to Burn murder police after bag found at Selby’s swing bridge

York Press: Computer generated image of how the person found in the canal may have looked

9:30am Monday 30th March 2009

POLICE officers involved in a murder hunt were alerted after a large bag was found near the swing bridge in Selby.

Police create computer image of Burn murder victim

York Press: Computer generated image of how the person found in the canal may have looked

11:58am Friday 27th March 2009

A MURDERED man dumped in a canal near Selby received a “severe and savage beating to his head and face”, rendering him unrecognisable.

Police widen search in hunt for Burn canal body killer

9:00am Friday 27th March 2009

DETECTIVES hunting the killer of an Oriental man found in a canal near Selby have widened their search for clues.

Burn murder victim may have been trafficked into Britain

York Press: A police frogman searches the canal at Burn Bridge. Pictures: Eric Foster

3:23pm Tuesday 24th March 2009

THE Oriental man whose body was found dumped in a North Yorkshire canal may have been trafficked into Britain, police believe.

Divers in search for Burn murder clues

8:19am Tuesday 24th March 2009

POLICE divers will return to a North Yorkshire canal today to search the spot where the body of a murdered Oriental man was found.

ID riddle over Burn murder victim

York Press: The canal at Burn Bridge where a man’s body was found. Pictures: Eric Foster

9:42am Monday 23rd March 2009

POLICE were today still trying to identify a man who was “brutally murdered” and then dumped in a North Yorkshire canal.

Police launch murder investigation

York Press: Detective Superintendent Karnail Dulku (pictured right)

1:15pm Saturday 21st March 2009

A MURDER investigation has been launched after the body of a man killed in a “brutal attack” was dumped in a North Yorkshire canal.

Body found in canal now being treated as 'suspicious'

York Press: A police photographer at work as the investigation progresses

10:27am Saturday 21st March 2009

A BODY was discovered in a canal near Burn, Selby, by an off-duty police officer, and police are now treating the circumstances as 'suspicious'.

Body discovered in canal near Burn

2:49pm Friday 20th March 2009

A BODY has been discovered in a canal near Burn, Selby, today.



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