A 27-year-old woman has been arrested as an ongoing murder investigation continues into the death of a High Wycombe man.

The investigation into the death of the 55-year-old grandfather, Andrew Ballantyne, who was found unresponsive on the ground in Micklefield Road on July 31, has so far seen five people charged.

A third arrest has now been made this week as a woman is currently in police custody after being arrested today on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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This comes a day after a 32-year-old woman from Chalfont St Giles and a 29-year-old man from Harrow were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

They have both since been released on bail.

Mr Ballantyne was described as a "Micklefield legend", a "peacemaker" and a man who was "committed to his family".

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So far, five men have been charged with murder in connection with this investigation.

They are Ramah Lambkin, 24, of Rowan Avenue, High Wycombe, Asher Anderson, 35, of Walton Gardens, Wembley, Daniel Ramsey, 25, of Micklefield Road, High Wycombe, Nickolas Williams, 25, of Gibbs Close, High Wycombe and James Scott, 32 of Hawthorne Road, High Wycombe.

A 31-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman, both from High Wycombe, and a 29-year-old man from Birmingham, were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender on August 24. They have been released on bail.

A 29-year-old man from High Wycombe was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender on September 3. He has been released under investigation.

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