Police have arrested a man in connection with a double murder investigation in Milton Keynes.

A 19-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested today (20/11) on suspicion of two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder. He is currently in custody.

It is in relation to an incident in Archford Croft, Emerson Valley on Saturday 19 October in which two 17-year-old boys, named Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice both from Milton Keynes sadly died.

The arrest is the fifth that has been made in connection with the case, which happened last month. Four of those people who have previously been arrested have since been charged in connection with the investigation.

Charlie Chandler, aged 21, of Fitzwilliam Street, Bletchley and Earl Bevans, aged 22, of no fixed abode and a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy, both from Milton Keynes, have all been charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder. All of the charged individuals have been remanded in custody to appear at Luton Crown Court on Monday 27 January 2020.

A 27-year-old man from Milton Keynes who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on 26 October has been released under investigation.