Chittering murder arrests: Two men bailed on suspicion of killing ‘gentle old boy’ Llywelyn Thomas

TWO men arrested on suspicion of the murder of Chittering pensioner Llywelyn Thomas have been bailed.

The 20 and 24-year-olds had been arrested along with four others on Tuesday. They have been bailed until June 25.

Two other men, aged 22 and 26, and a 16-year-old boy, all arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 26-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, have been bailed until July 17.

Mr Thomas was discovered in his home in Ely Road on the afternoon of December 18. It is thought he was killed the previous evening during a botched burglary.

Several items were later discovered missing from his home.


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His silver Rover 75 estate, registration BJ51 CJV, was also taken from his home and later found dumped in Church Lane, Milton.

The murder sparked a national appeal for information from the public.

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The appeal was made on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme and resulted in 10 calls from people with information.

Rewards of up to �50,000 were offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

The reward was to be made up of �20,000 from Cambridgeshire police, �20,000 from Mr Thomas’ family and �10,000 from Crimestoppers.

Mr Thomas’ son, Richard, 50, had also issued an emotional plea for information from the public.

He said: “Whoever is close to these people should see, what their son, their daughter, their brother, their friend, has done, because they may have done it before, they may do it again and if neither of those is true then they just need to see what they have done to one gentle old boy.”

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