Man remanded in custody in Bury St Edmunds shooting inquiry as another re-arrested

Police attend the scene of a shooting near the railway station in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, August

Police attend the scene of a shooting near the railway station in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, August 4. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

A Dorchester man appeared in court earlier today as investigators question another man from the town for a second time.

Frank Warren, 51, was charged this morning with conspiracy to murder in connection with an incident in Forum Court, Bury St Edmundson August 4.

Police were called to the scene at 6.45pm after Jonathan Catchpole, aged in his 30s, had been shot in the stomach.

Warren, of Victoria Road, Dorchester, appeared at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded in custody remanded ahead of his next appearance at Ipswich Crown Court on August 25.

Simon Webber, 31, of Sydenham Close, Bridgwater, Somerset, also appeared at the magistrates’ court on Wednesday and was also remanded in custody until a crown court hearing on the same date. Meanwhile detectives have this afternoon re-arrested a 39-year-old Dorchester man, who was originally arrested on August 8 and questioned before being bailed.

Today he was arrested in Dorset and will now be brought back to Suffolk for further questioning.

Four other people remain on police bail pending further enquiries in connection with this incident.

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They are:

• A 34-year-old man, from Dorchester, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, released on bail until September 24

• A 58-year-old man and two women aged 59 and 28, all from the Needham Market area, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and released on bail until October 1. Police are continuing to appeal for anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour at either Forum Court or Rushbrooke Lane on the evening of the shooting to come forward. A burnt-out car which was discovered in Rushbrooke Lane at 7.15pm the same evening as the incident which has also been linked to the investigation following the discovery of a shotgun inside it.

Anyone with information should contact the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference BU/15/2542, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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