Detectives have today made an additional arrest in the Guy Hedger murder investigation that has been ongoing since April this year.
This morning, Thursday 18 May, a 39-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and is currently assisting officers with their enquiries.
Also, an address in the West Howe area is being searched by officers.
Guy Hedger was killed in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 30 April in his home in Castlewood in Ringwood. The post-mortem examination found he died as a consequence of gunshot wounds.
A murder investigation was launched and is being led by Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT).
Kevin Downton, who is 40 and from Winterborne Stickland near Blandford, 41-year-old Jason Baccus and 44-year-old Scott Keeping, both of Verney Close in Bournemouth, are all charged with murder. All three men are next appearing at Winchester Crown Court in July.
Two others: a 40-year-old Bournemouth woman, previously arrested in relation to the incident, and a 45-year-old Poole man arrested on 11 May on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary, have also been released under investigation.
f you have any information and feel you can help Dorset Police with their enquiries you can email email@example.com or call 101, quoting occurrence number 55170062746. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.