BREAKING NEWS: Police arrest six in connection with murder of Fernhurst villager

Michael Griffiths
Michael Griffiths
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DETECTIVES have arrested six people in relation to the murder of Michael Griffiths in Fernhurst.

Michael Griffiths, 59, was found dead following a fire at his home on 24 January. The jewellery designer and antique buyer had been seriously assaulted before his death.

Five men and a woman were arrested by the Surrey & Sussex Major Crime Team on 11 June in relation to this investigation.

Three men from Sunbury, aged 53 and two aged 43; a 23-year-old from Staines and a man, aged 27, from Shepperton have been arrested for murder, conspiracy to commit burglary and conspiracy to prevert the course of justice.

A woman, aged 39, from Shepperton, has been arrested for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

They are currently in custody and helping police with their inquiries.