Police can confirm five men arrested on May 10, 2011 on suspicion of murdering missing Isle of Wight teenager Damien Nettles in 1996 answered police bail on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. All five men were re-bailed until February 1, 2012 pending further enquiries.
The five men are:
> A 48-year-old man from Sandown, Isle of Wight
> A 45-year-old man from Cowes, Isle of Wight
> A 50-year-old man from Newport, Isle of Wight
> A 37-year-old man from Ryde, Isle of Wight
> A 40-year-old man from Gravesend, Kent
Detectives continue to follow leads established over the past 18 months about what happened to Damien Nettles in 1996.
Damien’s body has not been located or identified at this time.
Anyone with information about the Damien Nettles case can contact Hampshire Constabulary by phoning 101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call 01962 875000.
The charity Missing People (formerly the National Missing Persons Helpline) can be contacted in confidence on Freefone 0500 700 700. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.