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LATEST - Another youth arrested on suspicion of murder after death outside Asda Redditch

Bromsgrove Editorial 13th Mar, 2022 Updated: 13th Mar, 2022

POLICE investigating the death of Ian Kirwan outside Asda in Redditch on Tuesday have today (Sunday) arrested another youth on suspicion of murder, bringing the total arrested to 12.

The youth remains in custody as officers continue to investigate the incident.

Formal identification has also now taken place.

A 14-year-old boy appeared at Kidderminister Magistrates Court on Friday and was charged with the 53-year-old’s murder. He was remanded in custody and will next appear – at Worcester Crown Court – tomorrow (Monday).

Three youths have also been bailed and seven released with no further action in connection with the incident. Those held were all from the South Birmingham area.

Redditch Asda has since reopened and officers from Redditch Safer Neighbourhood Team are maintaining a highly visible presence in the town.

Police have reiterated that they want to speak to anyone who was at Asda at the time of the incident, saw anything or has dash cam or mobile phone footage.

They can submit information here or call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Details can also be submitted to Crimestoppers online here.

Crimestoppers is 100 per cent anonymous, never asks for names and cannot trace phone numbers or IP addresses. or 0800 555 111.

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