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Further arrests in Tom Bell murder investigation

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

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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.

Two men remanded in custody accused of murdering Doncaster boxer Tom Bell

Two men accused of the murder of a Doncaster boxer have been denied bail following an appearance at Sheffield Crown Court.

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21 year old Tom Bell died in hospital after being shot through a window at the Maple Tree Pub in Balby last week.

28 year old Joseph Bennia, and Geoffrey Gocoul, who's 29, have been remanded in custody and will go on trial in May 1.



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