Bail extended for murder suspects

ELEVEN men, arrested on suspicion of the murder of Robertsbridge businessman Julian Gardner in October last year, have all had their bail extended until May.

The men, who all live in Kent, were due to answer bail between March 21-23.

A 39-year-old from Chilmington and two Ashford men, aged 31 and 44, have been bailed until May 16.

A 32-year-old from Cranbrook, a 31-year-old from Ashford and 22-year-old from Tunbridge Wells have been bailed until May 17.

Two Ashford men, aged 40 and 37, a 43-year-old from Maidstone and a 29-year-old from Cranbrook have been bailed until May 18.

A 56-year-old Sandhurst man will answer bail on May 19.

A 31-year-old woman from Ashford has been released from bail and no further action will be taken against her.