Zest shooting - more arrests

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a 24-year-old man in an Ipswich nightclub have made three further arrests, it emerged today. Jimoh Plunkett, from Southwark in London, died after he was shot in the chest inside Zest Nightclub on December 9.

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a 24-year-old man in an Ipswich nightclub have made three further arrests, it emerged today.

Jimoh Plunkett, from Southwark in London, died after he was shot in the chest inside Zest Nightclub on December 9. The club has since closed down.

Officers said a 23-year-old man was arrested on June 21 and an 18-year old man and a 21-year-old man were also arrested in Southend on July 1.

All three were detained on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and were brought to Ipswich for questioning yesterday and have now been released on police bail until early September.


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A police spokesman said two men, a 30-year-old and a 23-year-old arrested in March 2007 remain on police bail in connection with the incident.

A further two men, a 19-year-old from Lambeth and a 23-year old from Camberwell, were arrested in June on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

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All four are due to return to Ipswich police station at the beginning of September.

The spokesman added: “Detectives are continuing enquiries into the death of Jimoh. Three other men, a 25-year-old from the Carshalton area of Surrey, an 18-year-old man from Deptford and a 19-year-old from Stanway in Essex, also sustained gunshot wounds wile inside the club on the same night.”

Although officers have traced hundreds of clubgoers from that night detectives are continuing to ask anyone with information to come forward.”

Anyone with any information should contact the incident room on 01473 782000 or email zestshooting@suffolk.pnn.police.uk or can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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