Northamptonshire Police have confirmed that murder suspect, Anxiang Du, has been arrested in Morocco.
Detective hunting for murder suspect Anxiang Du confirm that man "strongly believed to be the suspect" has been arrested in Morocco
Unconfirmed reports claim Anxiang Du has been arrested by Moroccan police in Tangiers.
A man is due to stand trial today accused of murdering four members of the same family at their home in Northampton.
Anxiang Du, 54 and from Coventry, has previously pleaded not guilty to the murders of Jeff Ding, his wife Helen and their two daughters two-and-a-half-years-ago.
A Chinese businessman wanted on suspicion of murdering a family of four in their own home has been arrested in Morocco, Northamptonshire police said.
Anxiang Du, 53, was arrested by Moroccan authorities on Saturday and the Home Office will now undertake the responsibility around extradition procedures.
Du is the prime suspect in the investigation surrounding the killings of university lecturer Jifeng Ding, his wife Ge "Helen" Chui and their two daughters Alice, 12, and Xing, 18.
The family was found stabbed to death at their home in Wootton on April 29 last year.
Northamptonshire Police confirm that Chinese businessman Anxiang Du, 53, who is wanted on suspicion of murdering a family of four, has been arrested in Morocco.
Extradition proceedings are underway this evening to return to Northamptonshire a man police believe to be their prime suspect in the murder of a family of four.
Detectives believe Anxiang Du travelled across Europe via Paris to Morocco after the murder of the Ding family last April.
Extradition proceedings are underway to return to Northamptonshire a man police believe to be the prime suspect in the murder of a family of four.
Anxiang Du was arrested in Tangier where he's now being held in custody. Neil Bradford reports.