Men arrested in Damien Nettles case released on bail

By A County Press reporter

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


FIVE men arrested in dawn raids yesterday (Tuesday) on suspicion of murdering missing Isle of Wight teenager Damien Nettles in 1996 were released on bail this afternoon (Wednesday).

A 44-year-old man from Cowes, Isle of Wight, a 48-year-old man from Sandown, Isle of Wight, a 37-year-old man from Ryde, Isle of Wight, and a 50-year-old man from Newport, Isle of Wight were bailed until Wednesday, June 8, pending further enquiries.

A 39-year-old man from Gravesend, Kent, was bailed until Thursday, June 9, pending further enquiries.

All five men were arrested between 5.45am and 6.30am yesterday and questioned at a number of different police stations across the Island and Hampshire.

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