POLICE have today charged an 18-year-old teen and two 17-year-old boys on suspicion of murdering PC Andrew Harper.
The 28-year-old newlywed PC was allegedly dragged to his death by a “burglary” getaway van in Sulhamstead, Berkshire on August 15.
PC Harper, who had just married his sweetheart Lissie, was killed at a road junction with the A4 days before he was due to go on honeymoon.
Thames Valley Police today said they had charged Henry Long, 18, and two 17-year-olds with murder and conspiracy to steal a quad bike.
Another man Thomas King, 21, was today charged with conspiracy to steal a quad bike.
The four men will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
Another suspect, Jed Foster, 20, was last month charged with murdering PC Harper.
Foster will next year face a three-week trial after denying “any involvement in the horrific murder”.
PC Harper will be laid to rest in an official police funeral, Thames Valley Police have announced.
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PC Harper sent Lissie a touching message when they married, which said: “Life is slippery. Here, take my hand.”
Following her husband’s death Lissie shared a heartbreaking tribute to him, calling him “my darling boy”.
She wrote: “Anyone who was lucky enough to meet you, whether they knew you as Andrew, Andy, Uncle Mann, Harps or PC Harper … to everyone you are a hero.
“You had the best sense of humour and never took life too seriously. You treasured every moment and always had a smile on your face.”