Genson Courtney murder: 4th arrest

PUBLISHED: 15:58 28 November 2011 | UPDATED: 17:09 29 November 2011

Police are renewing their appeal for information

Police are renewing their appeal for information


Detectives investigating the murder of Genson Courtney have arrested a fourth person on suspicion of murder.

The 20-year-old man was arrested on Monday (28) and taken to a south London police station for questioning, where he was bailed to return in February next year.

This comes after the police were called to reports of a shooting on July 3 at 10.50pm in Banning Street, Greenwich.

On arrival, officers found Genson Courtney, 23, from Greenwich, in a black Volkswagen Golf.

He was taken by ambulance to hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3.43am the next morning.

A post-mortem examination at Greenwich Mortuary on Monday, July 4 gave the cause of death as a gunshot wounds to the head.

An incident room is open under Detective Chief Inspector Mark Gower from Trident.

Anyone with any information should call the incident room on 020(8) 733 4211 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

On Tuesday, September 13, three men, aged 28, 34 and 27 were arrested at addresses in east and south London on suspicion of murder and were taken into custody at a central London police station.

All three were later bailed to return, next due on a date in early January 2012.

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