Chittering: Murder - Six Arrested

29 May 2012, 11:20 | Updated: 29 May 2012, 11:36

Six people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Chittering pensioner.

76 year old Llywelyn Thomas was found in his home in Ely Road on the afternoon of December 18th 2011. It is thought he was killed the previous evening during a botched burglary.

Several items were later discovered missing from his home. His silver Rover 75 estate, registration BJ51 CJV, was also taken from his home and later found dumped in Church Lane, Milton.

Four men aged 26, 24, 22 and 20 and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder while a 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

The woman and the men aged 26 and 24 were arrested in Cambridge at 6am, while the 16 year old was arrested in Ely at the same time.

The woman and the 26-year-old man have been taken to Thorpe Wood Police Station, the 24 year old and the teenager will be questioned at March Police Station.

The men aged 22 and 20 were produced from prison and will be questioned at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Searches are currently being carried out at several properties in South Cambridgeshire in connection with the investigation.