9 Arrested Over 'Body In Stream' Murder
Nine men and boys aged between 15 and 21 have been arrested by police investigating the murder of Shawn Williams.
Major Crime detectives investigating the murder of Shawn Williams following an assault in Northam on July 3 this year can confirm they made a number of arrests on Wednesday, October 6.
A 15-year-old boy, three 16-year-old boys, three 17-year-old boys, an 18-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were all arrested on suspicion of murder.
All nine were questioned by police and have since been released on bail until December 15 while enquiries continue.
Following Shawn's death, his parents said:
"Our son Simon was a quiet, gentle man, with an easy-going, friendly temperament.
"He did not drink, smoke or take drugs, and was so keen to keep healthy and became a vegetarian.
"He enjoyed tennis, cycling, keeping fit, but most of all he enjoyed music and playing one of his several guitars.