Boy arrested in connection with Milton Keynes double murder

30 October 2019, 21:33

Another man has been arrested in connection with the double murder of Ben Gilham-Rice and Dom Ansah
Another man has been arrested in connection with the double murder of Ben Gilham-Rice and Dom Ansah. Picture: Facebook
Sylvia De Luca

By Sylvia De Luca

Thames Valley Police has arrested a teenager in connection with a double murder investigation in Milton Keynes.

The 16-year-old boy, from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, died during the attack in Archford Croft, Emerson Valley at a house party on Saturday 19 October.

Mr Ansah died from a stab wound to the back, while Mr Gillham-Rice was knifed in the chest.

They were attacked by masked intruders who burst into the property, according to police.

Detective Chief Superintendent Ian Hunter previously said there had been about 15 to 20 people at the party and that "the people directly involved in this incident are all likely to have known each other.”

He added: "We know that the party was a private birthday party, and although we believe that all of those involved were known to each other, we believe that those responsible arrived at the party uninvited, wore face coverings and they were armed with knives in what appears to be a targeted attack."

A third man was arrested over the double murder last Saturday.

Two other men have also been charged with two counts of murder.

Police at the scene in Archford Close
Police at the scene in Archford Close. Picture: LBC News

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