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Two further arrests in Dudley double murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder as detectives continue to investigate the double killing of two men in Dudley last Thursday (20 February).

The 46-year-old was arrested yesterday (23 February) from a property in Stoke-on-Trent and will be questioned by detectives today. 

A 42-year-old man was also arrested from the property on suspicion of assisting an offender and has been released on police bail. 

We were called to Pensett Road, Brierley Hill after two men were killed died during a cannabis factory robbery. 

Khuzaimah Douglas was pronounced dead at the scene and Waseem Ramzan died later in hospital.

A 19-year-old man who was arrested on Thursday (20 February), has been charged with conspiracy to rob, conspiracy to burgle and perverting the course of justice. Micah Evans, from Drummond Road in Lye, is due to appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court today (24 February).

Two men, aged 23 and 21 who were arrested in Holyhead Port in Wales, on Saturday (22 February) on conspiracy to rob have been released on police bail while enquiries continue. 

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Munro from our Homicide Unit, said: “Although this is a significant development in our investigation I am still appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the Pensnett Road area in the early hours of Thursday morning to get in touch.

“People may have witnessed the disorder, individuals or vehicles leaving the scene, or seen something suspicious. We need them to get in touch as every piece of information, no matter how small, could be crucial.

“I’d also like to hear from any motorists who were in the area at the time and have dashcam footage as they also may have recorded something important."

Dudley Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Sally Bourner, added: “These are significant developments in this fast moving investigation. Local officers continue to provide reassurance in the area. Longer term we are working with partners including the council, health, education and charities to tackle violent crime and the root causes of violence."

Anyone with information is urged to message us via Live Chat at our website or call us on 101. Alternatively they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111; callers won’t be asked for their names and calls cannot be traced.
 

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