Four bailed in Lee Boxell disappearance investigation

Four people arrested by detectives investigating the disappearance of Lee Boxell have been bailed, Scotland Yard said today.

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Four bailed in Lee Boxell disappearance investigation

Four people arrested by detectives investigating the disappearance of Lee Boxell have been bailed.

Three men were held on suspicion of the murder of the 15-year-old who was last seen in Sutton 26 years ago.

A woman was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and indecency with children.

They have been ordered to return to a central London police station on June 17th.

Lee Boxell last seen in Sutton 26 years ago

Police investigating the disappearance of Lee Boxell previously discovered that the 15-year-old used to spend time at a place that had become a target for sexual predators.

Metropolitan Police undated handout photo of Lee Boxell. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The teenager was last seen in Sutton high street 26 years ago and officers originally believed he had gone gone to watch a football match at Selhurst Park.

However, police later discovered that he used to spend time in an outbuilding at St Dunstan's Church, named "the Shed", which was a gathering place for teenagers that became a target for sexual predators.

When he disappeared, Lee was 5ft 6in and of slim build with light brown hair and was wearing black jeans, a white Flintstones T-shirt and brown suede shoes.

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Three men arrested for murder of Lee Boxell

Detectives investigating the disappearance of 15-year old Lee Boxell who went missing 26 years ago, have arrested three men on suspicion of murder.

A 42-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and indecency with children.

  • A 78-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and indecency with children
  • A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and indecency with children
  • A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • A 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and indecency with children

The four people remain in custody at central London police stations.

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