A £4000 reward has been offered as police renew a witness appeal into the death of Loudwater motorcyclist Jeremy Edwards.

The 52-year-old hit a concrete block in Daws Hill Lane at 6.30am on October 7. Police said the block had been deliberately placed in the road.

Mr Edwards, affectionately known as Spud, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics after coming off his blue Honda CBR motorcycle.

The Motorcycle Action Group and Crimestoppers have joined forces to offer a £4000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the fatal collision.

Sgt Beth Walton, investigating officer, said: “Five months on into this investigation, we have been unable to identify the person responsible for putting the concrete boulder in the road.

“There was a good response from the public around the time of the collision and all witnesses who came forward at that time have been spoken to.

“We believe that someone will know who did this, either having seen them do it or to have gained such knowledge following the collision.

“We need further support from the public, in particular those with the knowledge to come forward and speak to us.

“We would like to thank Crimestoppers and the Motorcycle Action Group for putting up this generous reward and urge anyone with information to come forward.”

Contact police on the 101 non-emergency enquiry line or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with any information.

Alternatively, visit crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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