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Family Pay Tribute To 'Much Loved Son And Brother'

6th November 2019
News, Ashfield

The family of 42-year-old Ross Ball, who died following an incident in Sutton in Ashfield have paid tribute to him.

The family have also now asked for privacy at this emotional time and continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

They said: "He was much loved son and brother who will be missed. We'd now like to request absolute privacy at this sad time please.

 

The investigation continues

On Monday 4 November 2019, officers from Nottinghamshire Police made three further arrests as part of a murder investigation.

A 42-year-old man, a 35-year-old man and a 21-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 31-year-old man had already been arrested on Saturday 2 November 2019 in connection with the investigation and he remains in police custody.

Officers were called to Langton Road in Sutton in Ashfield just after 10.30pm on Friday 1 November 2019, to a report of a serious assault. Mr Ball was stabbed and was later pronounced dead at Nottingham’s Queen's Medical Centre.

Officers continue to appeal for any information, witnesses and anyone who have been in the area at the time.

 

The force has opened up a 'Holmes portal' which allows members of the public to click a link and anonymously upload dash-cam footage, upload any pictures they may have taken from their mobile phones or pass on any information they have following the incident.

Click here for the 'Holmes portal' link  

You can also report any information through Crimestoppers or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Detective Inspector Becky Hodgman, who is leading the investigation, said: “Four men have now been arrested following our enquiries. They remain in police custody.

"We are still at an early stage of this investigation, so I would encourage anyone who has any information to come forward. Even the smallest detail could prove to be vital to this case.

"Members of the public can now contact the force via a number of different ways, including the Holmes portal where they can upload images and give any information anonymously."

 

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 980 of 1 November 2019.


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