William Taylor: four murder suspects re-bailed

PUBLISHED: 16:34 17 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:37 17 October 2018

Gosmore farmer William Taylor was last seen on June 3. Picture: Herts police

Gosmore farmer William Taylor was last seen on June 3. Picture: Herts police


Four people who were arrested on suspicion of murdering Gosmore farmer William Taylor have been re-bailed until Monday, December 3.

William, known as Bill. was last seen at his home in Gosmore, North Herts at around 9pm on Sunday, June 3, shortly before his 70th birthday. He was reported missing the following day.

Three Hitchin men, aged 18, 22 and 53, and a 52-year-old Hitchin woman were arrested on Wednesday, September 19 on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

They were also arrested on suspicion of arson and conspiracy to commit arson after a Land Rover fire at William’s home, which he reported to police on Sunday, May 27.

The investigation is being led by the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit and enquiries are continuing.

If you have information that could assist with the investigation, please get in touch via the non-emergency number 101.

You can also submit information here: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/824

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