Four men arrested in connection with murder of Hayley Pointon in Hinckley
Detectives investigating the murder of a mother-of-two in Hinckley have arrested four men.
Hayley Pointon, 30, died following an incident at an address in Sunnydale Road at around 10.45pm on Sunday February 3.
A post mortem examination confirmed Hayley, who was from the Coventry area, died from a single gun shot wound.
Four men, aged 24, 25, 29 and 30, were arrested from the West Midlands area this morning. They remain in police custody.
Two men, aged 29 and 34, who were arrested previously, have since been released on police bail pending further inquiries.
Detective Chief Inspector Tony Yarwood, is leading the investigation, he said: “Despite the arrests we have made today and previously, our inquiries in to the incident are very much ongoing.
“The investigation into Hayley’s death still continues to be our priority and we will not stop until we have brought those responsible to justice.
“Two young children have lost their mother and Hayley’s family are desperate for anyone with information to come forward and they, like us, believe someone out there can help.
“It isn’t always easy coming to the police and maybe some people feel there may be repercussions if they do. The information you can provide will be treated with the utmost confidentially and if you can’t contact the police please contact Crimestoppers anonymously.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Leicestershire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.