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Fifth person arrested in connection with death of 17-year-old Harry Baker

A FIFTH person has been arrested in connection with a murder investigation into the death of Harry Baker.

A 32-year-old man from Cardiff has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

Three men aged 33, 36 and 47, from Barry, and a 38-year-old woman from Carmarthenshire, who were previously arrested on suspicion of murder remain in custody.

Harry’s family have been updated and continue to be supported by specially-trained family liaison officers.

Officers were called at around 5.50am on Wednesday, August 28, to Barry Intermodal Terminal, Wimborne Road, following the discovery of the body of Harry Baker, 17, from Cardiff.

Significant police enquiries are ongoing in the area and a number of cordons remain in place in Barry while investigations continue.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Mark O’Shea, Major Crime Investigations Team, said: “Five people are now in custody on suspicion of murder. We would very much like to thank the community for the support and information that has already been provided and would urge anyone else with information to please contact us.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard a disturbance in the Cardiff Road and Ffordd Y Mileniwm area in Barry, sometime between midnight and 1am on Wednesday, August 28, to get in contact.”

Information and digital footage can be submitted online via a public portal https://mipp.police.uk/operation/62SWP19A93-PO1

Alternatively, you can call South Wales Police via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1900317375.

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