Headless traveller murder - arrests made

PUBLISHED: 12:20 02 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:19 26 October 2009

John Finney

John Finney

THREE men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Northaw traveller John Finney. The 42-year-old's headless and handless body was found in Ickleford, near Hitchin, on Friday, March 14. He had not seen since being abducted from his vehicle in N

THREE men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Northaw traveller John Finney.

The 42-year-old's headless and handless body was found in Ickleford, near Hitchin, on Friday, March 14.

He had not seen since being abducted from his vehicle in Northaw on Friday, February 29.

Detectives from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit revealed three men were arrested yesterday (Thursday).

A 59-year-old man from North London and a 22-year-old man from North London were arrested on suspicion of murder.

They were detained under a European arrest warrant in Spain and are currently being held there.

A 28-year-old man from Barnet was also arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the abduction and murder of John Finney.

He was arrested in North London and remains in police custody at this time.


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