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Hinckley shooting: Arrests over Hayley Pointon death

  • 5 March 2013
  • From the section England
Hayley Pointon
Ms Pointon died from a single gunshot wound

Four men have been arrested after a mother of two was shot dead in Leicestershire.

Hayley Pointon, 30, from Coventry, was pronounced dead at an address in Hinckley, on 3 February.

Four men, aged 24, 25, 29 and 30, were arrested in the West Midlands area on Monday, and have been bailed.

Two men, aged 29 and 34, previously arrested in connection with the shooting have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Det Ch Insp Tony Yarwood said: "Despite the arrests we have made today, and previously, our inquiries in to the incident are very much ongoing.

"Two young children have lost their mother and Hayley's family are desperate for anyone with information to come forward and they, like us, believe someone out there can help."

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