Detectives hunting for the main suspect in the murder of a Northampton family of four have said an arrest has been made.
Northamptonshire Police have released a statement which says that Moroccan police have arrested a man believed to be Anxiang Du.
Detectives investigating the murder of the Ding family have been seeking Du for more than a year.
Du, 53, is suspected of murdering Jifeng Ding, his wife Ge Chui and their two daughters Xing, 18 and Alice 12 in their home on Friday 29 April 2011.
A police statement reads:
The story broke this morning with both the Gibraltar Chronicle and a Spanish News Agency reporting that an arrest had been made.
Earlier this week Police had revealed that they believed Du had been living in Morocco.