Hunt for murderer out of prison on licence

Peter Overy

Peter Overy

Prolific thief is jailed for stealing in spree

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POLICE are trying to trace a convicted murderer who has been recalled to prison.

eter Overy, 71, is known to have been staying in the Chichester area but has links to Portsmouth.

He was convicted in 1991 of the brutal murder of his landlord.

In a statement, Sussex Police said Overy had failed to comply with the conditions of his licence following the conviction. He is described as slim, athletic and with brown hair and eyes.

Sussex Police are appealing for anyone who has seen him or knows of his whereabouts to contact 101 or e-mail with information quoting Operation Chips.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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