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Craig Nelson death: Three teenagers bailed in moorland murder case

Craig Nelson known as Craig Preston Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Craig Nelson, 34, was known to many as Craig Preston, police said

Three teenagers arrested by police investigating the murder of a man found dead on moorland have been bailed.

Craig Nelson, 34, from Wath-Upon-Dearne - who was also known as Craig Preston - was found at the Woodhead Tunnels in Derbyshire on 22 August.

Two boys, aged 15, were arrested on suspicion of murder and a girl, also 15, on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

Two people have already been charged with murder.

Mohammed Bashir, 41, and Leonie Mason, 23, both of Holme Park Court, Huddersfield, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court charged with murder.

Both were remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on 27 September.

The three teenagers were arrested on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination found Mr Nelson died as a result of head injuries.

Image copyright Gareth James
Image caption Mr Nelson's body was found on 22 August on the moors of the A628 at Woodhead Tunnels

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