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Lindsay Rimer arrest: Man is released on bail

Lindsay Rimer

A 63-year-old man from Bradford, arrested yesterday on suspicion of the murder of schoolgirl Lindsay Rimer, has been released on police bail.

Detectives say they are continuing their enquiries. Thirteen-year-old Lindsay was last seen in her home town of Hebden Bridge 22 years ago this week. Her body was found five months later, weighted down in the nearby Rochdale canal.

Police continue to question man, 63, on suspicion of Lindsay Rimer's murder

A 63-year-old man is being questioned this evening by police investigating the murder of 13-year-old Lindsay Rimer.

Lindsay, from Hebden Bridge, went missing 22 years ago on November 7th. The man, from Bradford, was arrested this afternoon on suspicion of her murder. Katie Oscroft looks back at the case which has baffled detectives - and caused heartache for Lindsay's family - for more than two decades.



Police name Hebden Bridge crash victim

Jacob Chothia died following a collision near Hedben Bridge Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police investigating a fatal collision near Hebden Bridge have confirmed the identity of the man who died.

Jacob Chothia, 21 from Mytholmroyd was found following the collision on Burnley Road, near to the junction of Carr Lane.  

It is believed that his motorcycle left the road and collided with a tree sometime after 1.30am on August 10th, when he was last seen in Hebden Bridge.  

Cyclist dies in Hebden Bridge collision

A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision in Hebden Bridge.

Scene of fatal crash in Hebden Bridge Credit: ITV Yorkshire

It happened on Sunday July 17 at around 1.15pm when the cyclist was travelling towards Hebden Bridge on Keighley Road and a Vauxhall Zafira travelling in the opposite direction collided between the market town and Peckett Well.

The cyclist, a 32-year-old man, died at the scene. Two other male cyclists travelling with the victim were uninjured.

Another cyclist then collided with a van that had stopped to help. He was taken to hospital for treatment. Police are treating the incidents separately.

I would appeal to anyone who was travelling around the area on Sunday afternoon who may have seen either the cyclists, or the vehicle prior to the incident or anyone who witnessed the collision itself to come forward. Enquiries are ongoing."

– Sergeant Matt Tunney, West Yorkshire Police
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