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Scott Cooper murder four people arrested

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Four people who were arrested on Tuesday (March 15) in connection with the death of Scott Cooper in Ryde have been bailed with conditions.

Police attended a flat in George Street on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 4, where the body of Mr Cooper, 33, from Newport, was discovered.

A Police spokesman said: “As part of enquiries, officers conducted warrants at addresses in George Street, Warwick Street, Star Street, and Quarry Road in Ryde on Tuesday morning. During this activity, a 25-year-old man and a 41-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. In addition, two men who were previously arrested on suspicion of murder, a 28-year-old and a 29-year-old, were re-arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. The 28-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs. All four men have now been bailed with conditions in connection to these alleged offences until April 12, while enquiries continue.

“We continue to ask anyone who has information that may assist our investigation to call 101 quoting Operation Amaryllis or 44220003393. You can also submit information via the following online form:

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at”