19/06/2015

Two More Arrested In Jordan Watson Murder Investigation

Police investigating the murder of 14-year-old Jordan Watson have made two further arrests.

A 19-year-old was arrested on Thursday afternoon, followed by the arrest of a 16-year-old on Thursday evening. Both suspects are from Carlisle.

They join an 18-year-old arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder. All three remain in custody.

The body of Jordan Watson was found by a member of the public at 7.46am on Tuesday in the cemetery on Manor Road, Carlisle.

He died from neck and head wounds caused by a sharp implement in what was described as "a savage and brutal attack".

Police investigations are still ongoing and detectives have asked for anyone with information to contact North Cumbria CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(MH/JP)

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