Man arrested in connection with Burwell murder

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A man has been arrested in connection with the death of Jess Smith.

The 57-year-old man from Burwell was arrested today (Tuesday, January 6) on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm and has been taken to Parkside Police Station, Cambridge.

Mr Smith, 36, of Common Road, Potton, Bedfordshire, died following an incident in First Drove, Burwell, in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

A post mortem examination held at Addenbrooke’s Hospital on Friday concluded he died as a result of a gunshot wound to the back.