‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named

A woman found dead in a lake at a country park has been pictured.

Mother-of-five Egle Vengaliene, 35, from Lithuania, was found dead in the water at Brandon Country Park in Suffolk on Friday.

Police arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of murder at around 12.15pm. 

A friend of Ms Vengaliene launched a fundraiser on Facebook to raise money to bring her body back to Lithuania.

In the post, Vitalija – who only provided a first name – described Ms Vengaliene as ‘beloved daughter and sister’ and says there are ‘five kids left without a mom’ following her tragic death.  

Vitalija told MailOnline that Ms Vengaliene was a ‘good mother’ and a ‘pretty woman’. 

She said her friend lived in the UK for around seven years prior to her death and the pair are both from the city of Rokiškis in Lithuania.

A judge yesterday granted police a further 24 hours to question the suspect after an additional warrant of further detention application was made to Ipswich Magistrates’ Court.  

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

Mother-of-five Egle Vengaliene, 35, (pictured) from Lithuania, was found dead in the water at Brandon Country Park in Suffolk on Friday

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

Mother-of-five Egle Vengaliene, 35, from Lithuania, was found dead in the water at Brandon Country Park in Suffolk on Friday (police at the scene earlier)

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

Police arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of murder at around 12.15pm. Pictured: Brandon park 

A Facebook post addressing Ms Vengaliene’s death reads: ‘We express our condolences to the family, for the loss of beloved daughter and sister Egl in England.

‘Five kids left without mom. It’s hard to find words to comfort you today.

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

‘We express all strength, hope and faith to you, your family and loved ones. 

‘And we ask all Lithuanians for financial help to transport their body to Lithuania.’

The post includes bank details to allow for a transfer of funds.

The 46-year-old suspect was arrested and remains in Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning. 

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

Police were call by the ambulance service shortly before 7am on Friday following reports that a woman’s body had been found in the water (pictured are Police at the scene today)

The force said the country park is closed while its investigation continues.

Detectives were said to be treating the woman’s death as ‘an isolated incident’.

Detective superintendent Andy Smith earlier said: ‘The investigation is still in its early stages but we suspect that the parties involved are known to each other, with no wider threat to the community.

‘We understand this will have shocked and alarmed many people but officers will remain at the scene over the coming days and extra patrols are taking place to provide reassurance.

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

, ‘Murdered’ woman, 35, whose body was found in lake at country park is named, The Nzuchi Times News

Suffolk Police said it detained the 46-year-old suspect at around 12.15pm (pictured are police at the scene today)

‘We would like to thank local residents who have so far assisted us with this investigation.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team either by using the online portal at mipp.police.uk/operation/363718M87-PO1 or by calling 101 and quoting reference 37/17570/21.

Alternatively people can contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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