JON CASEY MURDER UPDATE: Four men released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender

Jon Casey was found seriously injured in Barrack Road, Northampton, at about 5.30pm on Friday 16 January and died shortly afterwards NNL-150402-110212001
Jon Casey was found seriously injured in Barrack Road, Northampton, at about 5.30pm on Friday 16 January and died shortly afterwards NNL-150402-110212001

The four men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Northampton man Jon Casey have been released on police bail.

The four men, aged 18, 19 and two aged 20, were arrested in Coventry on Wednesday on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A police spokesman said today (Thursday) the men have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Mr Casey, 35, was found seriously injured in Barrack Road, Northampton, at about 5.30pm on Friday, January 16. He died in Northampton General Hospital a short time later.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday, January 22, and released on bail, pending further enquiries. He remains on bail.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses and in particular would like to speak to a woman who was pushing a buggy in Hester Street and may have spoken with the offenders.

Detective Inspector Mark Brayfield, said: “We believe Mr Casey had been involved in an altercation with two men shortly before he was found in Barrack Road and I would still like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time to contact us.

“We would particularly like to speak to a woman who was pushing a buggy in Hester Street at about 5.15pm, who we believe may have had a brief conversation with the offenders. She may not realise the significance of this encounter, and so I would urge her to please contact us.”

Witnesses, including the woman with the pushchair, or anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.