Custody extension granted and further arrests in relation to murder investigation
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An additional warrant of further detention has been granted for three teenage boys arrested on suspicion of murder.
Officers have been given more time to continue questioning the boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Ramarni Crosby in Gloucester on Wednesday evening.
This custody extension will come to an end tomorrow morning, Monday 20 December, and brings the time of detention to a total of 96 hours.
Two further arrests have also been made in connection with the ongoing investigation. Two women from Gloucester, aged 18 and 21, have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and remain in police custody for questioning.
Officers from the Major Crime Investigation Team are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal stabbing and anyone with information which could assist is asked to contact police.
You can also call police on 101 and quote incident 389 of 15 December. Alternatively you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online https://crimestoppers-uk.org/