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Cambridgeshire Murder: Arrests in Cornwall


Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 3:38pm 9th January 2015.

Arrested in Cornwall: four men on suspicion of murdering a man on New Year's Day.

A post mortem revealed that 36 year old Jess Smith died after being shot in the back in Cambridgeshire.

Four men picked up in the Duchy will be questioned up country.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Constabulary said: "Five more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Jess Smith on New Year's Day.

"Four men were arrested in Cornwall and a woman in Surrey on Thursday afternoon and evening (January 8).

"All were detained on suspicion of murder and it brings the total number of arrests to six.

"They will be brought to Cambridgeshire.

"Mr Smith, 36, of Common Road, Potton, Bedfordshire, died following an incident in First Drove, Burwell, in the early hours of New Year's Day.

"A post mortem examination the following day concluded he died as a result of a gunshot wound to the back."

Anyone with information should contact the Major Crime Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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