Fourth arrest in murder inquiry

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a 35-year-old woman have today arrested a fourth man in connection with their murder inquiry.A 38-year-old from Barking has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the court of justice after voluntarily going to Felixstowe Police Station.

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a 35-year-old woman have today arrested a fourth man in connection with their murder inquiry.

A 38-year-old from Barking has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the court of justice after voluntarily going to Felixstowe Police Station.

A murder inquiry was launched after blood and hair belonging to Deborah Townsend, who was also known as Deborah Hamilton, was found on the A146 at Beccles.

Her body was found in the back of a Landrover Discovery near Chelmsford on Saturday, July 16.


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Three men have previously been arrested.

Police are still searching for Ms Townsend's partner, Christopher Caunter.

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