Robyn Mercer murder probe police search property

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image captionThe force said items were taken away for examination

Detectives investigating the unsolved murder of a woman at her home have searched a property and seized items.

Robyn Mercer, 50, was bludgeoned to death in West Molesey, Surrey, in March 2016.

Surrey Police carried out a warrant at an address in Thamesmead, Walton-on-Thames, earlier and seized a number of items for further examination.

There have been six arrests but no charges over the killing, despite a £10,000 reward for information.

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image captionRobyn Mercer died from multiple blows to the head

The six arrests over the killing to date are:

  • A 29-year-old man from West Molesey arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender
  • A 29-year-old man from West Molesey arrested on suspicion of murder
  • A 29-year-old man from West Molesey arrested on suspicion of murder
  • A 31-year-old man from West Molesey arrested on suspicion of murder
  • A 23-year-old woman from Oxshott arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • A 48-year-old woman from Oxshott arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice

All remain under investigation, the force said.

Det Ch Insp Colin Pirie said: "The case is constantly being reviewed to ensure that no stone is left unturned. We are determined that whoever is responsible is brought to justice."

Ms Mercer's ex-partner Robert Webb, 54, was jailed in 2017 for forging her will.

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