Three women arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in relation to the alleged murder of Poole nurse Rui Li have had their bail extended until the end of August, police said yesterday.

The body of the 44-year-old, who worked as a nurse at Poole Hospital, was found in the boot of a Fiat Punto in Verwood Crescent, Bournemouth, on Friday May 30.

She was reported missing on Tuesday, May 27 and was last seen leaving work at 6.17pm on Friday, May 23.