Ninth person arrested in murder investigation after Leamington Spa shooting

Nine people have now been detained in relation to the murder of Ben Daly. Credit: PA Images

Two more suspects have been arrested following the shooting of a 30-year-old man in Warwickshire.

A total of nine people have now been detained in relation to the murder of Ben Daly, who died after being found with a gunshot wound in Clemens Street, Leamington Spa, on August 10.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a 30-year-old woman on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both were detained on Saturday and remain in custody.

It follows the arrest of a 52-year-old man on suspicion of murder, and of four other men and two women on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

It is believed that Mr Daly was shot in Frances Havergal Close before being found. He died later in hospital.

In a statement, his family said: “Ben was a much-loved father, son, grandson, brother, uncle, and friend. He was our one and only.

“You brought so much love and laughter to us all. Your pranks kept so many people on their toes.

“We love you so very much and we’ll hold you in our hearts forever.”

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