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Men arrested over Cafferkey murder released without charge

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THE two men arrested in relation to the murder of Melbourne woman Sarah Cafferkey were released without charge late on Thursday night.

Homicide detectives arrested a 32-year-old Tarneit man and a 34-year-old Point Cook man at noon on Thursday.

The pair was questioned by police for several hours before being released at 9pm, pending further inquiries.

Police on Tuesday charged Steven James Hunter, 47, with Ms Cafferkey's murder.

The 22-year-old Bacchus Marsh woman had been missing for almost two weeks before her body was found over the weekend stuffed into a wheelie bin outside a Point Cook home.

Hunter's next court appearance was set down for March.

The investigation into Ms Cafferkey's murder continues.

 

Two more arrested

POLICE have arrested two more men in relation to the murder of Melbourne woman Sarah Cafferkey.

The men, aged 32 and 34, were arrested at a home in Tarneit, south-west of Melbourne, about noon on Thursday.

Homicide squad detectives said in a statement the men were "assisting police with their inquires".

Ms Cafferkey, 22, had been missing for almost two weeks before her body was found in a wheelie bin at a Point Cook home on the weekend.

Earlier this week police charged Steven James Hunter, 47, with Ms Cafferkey's murder.

The police investigation continues.

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