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33-year-old Doncaster man is ninth arrest in Tom Bell investigation

Detectives investigating the death of the boxer Tom Bell have made a further arrest.

A 33-year-old man from Doncaster was detained yesterday (Monday 11 February) on suspicion of supplying a firearm, in connection to the death. He has since been released on bail, as enquiries continue.

Tom Bell, who died last month

Bell was fatally injured following a shooting at the Maple Tree pub, in Balby, on Thursday 17 January.

The suspect is the ninth person arrested as part of the investigation; two of them have been charged with murder and remanded into custody.

Further arrests in Tom Bell murder investigation

Detectives investigating the death of 21-year-old Doncaster boxer Tom Bell have made two further arrests.

Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Last night (Thursday 31 January), a 51-year-old woman from Balby and a 33-year-old man from Edlington were arrested, both on suspicion of assisting an offender in relation to murder. Both have been bailed as enquiries continue.

Mr Bell was shot during an incident at the Maple Tree pub on Plantation Road, Balby at around 8.45pm on Thursday 17 January. He died shortly after.

A total of seven arrests have been made during the investigation so far, with two men charged and remanded with Mr Bell’s murder.

  • Anyone with information call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 796 of 17 January 2019.
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