Arrests linked to double murder.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of seven-year-old schoolgirl Toni-Ann Byfield Byfield may refer to:
A 31-year-old was arrested on suspicion of shooting dead the little girl and her convicted drug dealer father Bertram, 41, at his flat in Harlesden, north west London North West London could mean:
The 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and supplying drugs.
The pair were both being questioned at a police station in London, along with a 22-year-old man who was arrested there on suspicion of both murders.
Five people had been arrested earlier in the police inquiry but all were released with no further action.
The latest arrests come more than two years after Toni-Ann and her father died on September 13, 2003.
It is thought Byfield was killed because of a drug debt and Toni-Ann was murdered so that she could not identify the gunman.
She was in the care of Birmingham social services social services
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He was seeing Toni-Ann at this time and on the day of the killings the pair had been shopping for her new school uniform