Man suspected of Bournemouth businessman's murder drove into path of lorry, police believe.
A MAN suspected of murdering a Bournemouth businessman "deliberately" drove a stolen car into the path of a lorry owned by Shepton Mallet transport firm Framptons, police believe.
The fatal crash happened on the A350 between Trowbridge and West Ashton in Wiltshire at 6.15am, on Friday, October 11, when a silver Toyota Yaris ploughed headlong into a lorry owned by Framptons.
The Yaris driver has now been identified as 27-year-old Valerijs Grigorjevs, a Latvian national living at Heathcote Road in Boscombe, Dorset.
It is thought that he stole the victim's car from his drive following the murder.
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Evidence uncovered by officers investigating the crash shows that the he did not brake or change course when he pulled out into oncoming traffic,
Police have said he struck the lorry in what they now believe was a deliberate, suicidal act.
The Framptons driver was uninjured in the smash but the car driver was killed instantly.
When police attempted to identify the driver of the car, they were led to an address in Boscombe.
Local officers who went with the intention of breaking the news of the fatality came across the murder scene of businessman Ibrahim Yousef.
Mr Yousef, who owned the Five Star Car Wash in Bournmemouth, had been stabbed twice and viciously beaten, suffering severe head trauma.
Two knives, believed to be the murder weapons, have been recovered from the scene by officers.
Mr Yousef had a wife and children in Qarsalme, Iraq, and had been in the UK since around 2000.
A Dorset Police spokesman said: "We can now confirm that we have forensic evidence linking the murder victim and the driver to the murder.
"We are not looking for anyone else."