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Kerry Reeves death: Further arrests in murder investigation

Kerry Reeves
Image caption Kerry Reeves was found in Thornhill Walk in Abingdon after being shot in the head

Police have made two further arrests in the murder investigation of a woman who was shot in the head in Oxfordshire.

Kerry Reeves died two days after being shot in Abingdon on 3 November.

A 45-year-old man from Harrow and a 33-year-old man from Oxford have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The Oxford man was also arrested for encouraging or assisting in the commission of murder believing it will be committed.

They have been released on police bail until 28 December.

'Safeguarding the public'

Thames Valley Police said it has yet to recover the murder weapon.

Det Ch Insp Mike Lynch, of the major crime unit, said: "I would urge anyone who has specific information about the weapon used in Kerry's murder to contact police immediately.

"It is vital that we recover the weapon to aid our investigation and to safeguard the public."

Ms Reeves, 26, was found in Thornhill Walk. She was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in a critical condition where she died two days later.

Billy Johnson, 20, from Ripon Court, Corby, Northamptonshire, and Charles Noble, 20, from Kempton Avenue, Northolt, Ealing, have been charged with her murder.

Image caption Police have been investigating at the scene of the shooting in Thornhill Walk
Image caption Officers carried out forensic examinations at the scene

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