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Arrests made in connection with family deaths

Three people have been arrested today in connection with the investigation into the deaths of a family of four in Wootton, Northamptonshire.

Jifeng Ding, who was 46, Helen Chui, who was 47, and their daughters Xing, aged 18, and Alice, aged 12, were murdered at their home in April last year.

A 54-year-old woman was arrested in Coventry, a 39-year-old woman was arrested in Gloucestershire and a 25-year-old man was arrested in London.

All three have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to assist an offender in connection with Operation Nene.

All three will be interviewed in local police stations to where they were arrested.

The arrests were made as part of a joint operation involving the local forces and the East Midlands Special Operations Unit Major Crime team.


Officers continue hunt in China for murder suspect

Police have confirmed they have sent a specialist team to China as the hunt continues for Anxiang Du who is suspected of killing a family of four in Northamptonlast year.

The Ding family were found murdered in their home at Wootton in April. Officers from the East Midlands Specialist Crime Unit have gone to China to speak with associates of Anxiang Du, who hasn't been seen since the killings.

The officers will also meet members of the Ding family to update them on the investigation.


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