Checks conducted one week after country park death

Police investigating the death of a woman at Brandon Country Park last week have carried out checks in the town seven days on from the incident.

Officers were called by the ambulance service shortly before 7am on Friday 9th April, following reports that the body of a woman had been found in the pond at the park.

Subject to confirmation at formal inquest proceedings, the deceased has been identified as Egle Vengaliene, aged 35, of Bury Road, Brandon.

Andrius Vengalis, of Bury Road, Brandon, was arrested in connection with the incident on the afternoon of Friday 9 April and after being questioned by detectives, was subsequently charged with murder on Monday 12th April.   

Vengalis appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 13th April, where he was committed to appear before Ipswich Crown Court later the same day. He was remanded in custody pending a next crown court appearance on Monday 19th July.

Officers conducted checks in the areas of Brandon Country Park and Bury Road, Brandon, between 10pm last night (15th April) and 8am this morning, Friday 16th April, where they encountered and spoke with a small number of people who were out and about.

The investigation is ongoing and officers remain keen to hear from anybody who knew Egle and have not yet been in contact with police, or from anyone with a recent sighting of her prior to 7am on the morning of Friday 9th April.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses, particularly anyone who was in the area of Brandon Country Park or Bury Road in Brandon and the surrounding streets, and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious.

Additionally, officers are asking anyone who was driving in the vicinity of Brandon Country Park or Bury Road, Brandon, between midnight and 7am on Friday 9th April and who has a dashcam in their vehicle, to make contact with the inquiry team.   

Any residents in the local area with a doorbell camera or private CCTV are also asked to review their footage, as well as anyone with motion activated dash-cam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team either by using the online portal at or by calling 101 and quoting reference 17570/21.

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