A man is still being questioned by police on suspicion of murdering a 59 year old woman at a farm in east Yorkshire
Humberside police were today granted more time to talk to the 21-year-old man, arrested following the death of Fiona Southwell in Seaton near Hornsea on Friday.
Detectives have appealed for potential witnesses who were using the old railway tracks on Friday to contact them.
Detectives are questioning a 21-year-old man about the murder of a woman in East Yorkshire.
The body of Fiona Southwell, who was 59, was found at a farm in Seaton near Hornsea on Friday evening.
Police are carrying out forensic work at two properties in the area and are asking for the public's help to "piece together the circumstances of her death.
Martin Fisher has filed this report from the scene near Hornsea.
“Fiona Southwell’s death is being treated as suspicious and a team of detectives from the Major Incident Team and other departments are carrying out a large number of enquiries to establish how she died and identify the those responsible.
“We are supporting the victims’ family and keeping them informed about developments in the case.
“There has been an arrest in connection with the murder, however we still need the public’s help in piecing together the circumstance of Fiona’s death.
“I would specifically like to speak to anyone using the old railway track between Hull and Hornsea between 7am and 7pm on Friday 15 July who may have seen something suspicious or untoward.
“The track passes the farm and is well used by cyclists and walkers and would urge people using the track to call us think if they can help. Your information no matter how small could hold the key to establishing the circumstances of Fiona Southwell’s death.
“Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 517 of 15/07/6 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a 59-year-old woman in Seaton.
The victim, Fiona Southwell, was found at a farm on Friday 15th July.
Police say a 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody being questioned by detectives.
There are cordons at the farm on Goxhill Lane, Seaton, and a further address in Hornsea as part of the investigation.
Detectives investigating a murder in the Hyde Park area of Leeds have named the victim.
The body of Michael Ayres, 60, was found close St Augustine's Wrangthorn Church Hall, by fire crews who had been called to a report of a bin on fire in the area on Saturday evening.
Police arrested a 61-year-old man from Leeds in connection with the incident last night. Two others, aged 37 and 50, who were arrested on Saturday evening suspicion of murder, remain in police custody.
We have now informed Mr Ayres family about his death and they are understandably devastated.
We are still keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the vicinity of St Augustine's Wrangthorn church hall in the period leading up to when Mr Ayres' body was found. We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw three men pulling a wheelie bin along Hyde Park Terrace at about tea-time on Saturday.
While we are still establishing the full circumstances surrounding his death, we can say that this appears to have been an incident involving people that are known to each other and there is no threat to the wider community in that area."
Police have arrested two men and launched a murder investigation after a body was found in Hyde Park Terrace in Leeds.
The body, which is yet to be identified, was found close to Wrangthorn Church Hall by fire service personnel, who had been called to a report of a bin on fire in the area at about 7pm on Saturday evening.
West Yorkshire police said two men, aged 37 and 50, from the Leeds area are in custody.
“Enquiries are obviously at a very early stage and we are yet to confirm the circumstances of this person’s death.
“I would like anyone who was in the area this evening who may have seen any suspicious activity to contact police on 101, or to report it anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”
A murder investigation has been launched in Sheffield after the body of a man was found in the Darnall area of the city on New Year's Eve.
Police were called to an area of Staniforth Road, near to the junction with Frederick Street, at 11.23pm, where the body of a man was found with serious head injuries
Investigations are ongoing to identify the man, who is believed to be aged in his twenties, and a post mortem is due to take place today to find the exact cause of death.
At this early stage our main focus is finding out who this man is establishing the circumstances leading to his death in the last hour of New Year's Eve.
"We believe there were a number of men involved in an assault shortly before officers arrived at the scene where the man was found unconscious and despite treatment from paramedics sadly died a short time later.
"While I understand that incidents like this are worrying for those living locally we have increased patrols by neighbourhood officers to reassurance residents.
"The public often play a key part in any investigation and I would like to hear from anyone who saw an assault in the area of Staniforth Road last night around 11pm. I would also urge anybody who may have been involved in the altercation to contact police and provide me with their version of what took place.
"This investigation is a priority and will have all the resources you would expect to establish what took place and ensure anyone responsible for this man's death will face the full consequences of their actions."
Any witnesses or anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact police via 101 and quoting incident reference number 1023 of the 31 December.
Part of Staniforth Road is expected to remain closed for most of today while the scene continues to be forensically examined.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man died of stab wounds in Sheffield.
The 29-year-old victim, who hs not been named, was treated at the scene by paramedics but died of his injuries a short time later.
Two people, a 36-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and both remain in custody at the present time.
"I understand the local community will be understandably shocked and upset by the events this morning.
"While the investigation is at an early stage, I would like to reassure residents that I do not believe there is any wider danger to members of the public and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation."
A man is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in Burley Park, Leeds, a week ago.
The body of Polish national Waldek Mural, 57, was found in the park off Cardigan Lane shortly before 7am on Saturday, September 5.
Grzegorz Kowalczyk, 41, of Pavilion Mews, Headingley, is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court this morning.