17-Year-Old Arrested on Suspicion of Conspiracy to Murder in Harry Baker Case

  Posted: 11.09.19 at 08:56 by The Editor



A further person has been arrested in connection with the death of Harry Baker.

Officers attended Cardiff Bay Retail Park at around 3.20pm today where they arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

As a precaution, to ensure the safety of officers and the public, his arrest involved armed officers.

Two other males, aged 18 and 17, were arrested at the same time for separate matters – including possession of cannabis and threats to cause damage.

The body of Harry Baker, 17, from Cardiff, was found at around 5.50am on Wednesday, August 28 at the Barry Intermodal Terminal, Wimborne Road, Barry.

Eight people have been charged with murder and have been remanded into custody.

Harry’s family have been updated on today’s developments and continue to be supported by family liaison officers.

Detective Inspector Matt Powell, from South Wales Police, said:

“We thank the public and the staff at Cardiff Bay Retail Park for their support and understanding this afternoon while we safely carried out these arrests.

“All three remain in police custody for their respective offences.”

Anyone with any information in relation to this investigation is asked to contact South Wales Police : Heddlu De Cymru by calling 101 or anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 1900317375.

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