Four people arrested in connection with the murder of 84-year-old Louisa Denby and the stabbing of a nine-year-old boy in Shipley have now been released without charge. Three men were released this morning and the fourth last night. A 26-year-old man remains in custody.
A picture of Louisa Denby - murdered in Shipley - has been released.
The 84-year-old was found at a house on Prospect Mount just before midnight yesterday.
She was found after a nine-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in a skate park in the same town.
Five people were arrested in connection with both incidents - all remain in custody except a 24-year-old man who has been released without charge.
The nine-year-old boy stabbed in the Carnegie Skate Park remains in a stable condition in hospital.
Five men are being held by police after the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy in Shipley. Police have revealed this lunchtime that an eight year old girl was also chased by one of the suspects. Chris Kiddey filed this report from Shipley.
West Yorkshire Police have said they do not believe that an 84-year-old murder victim and a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in Shipley, West Yorkshire, yesterday, are related.
– Detective Superintendent Lisa Griffin from West Yorkshire Police
At this time we do not believe that the nine-year-old boy and the 84-year-old woman are related or known to each other.
The 84-year-old woman is related to the 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.
This is the scene this morning at Prospect Mount in Shipley, where 84-year-old Louise Denby was found murdered.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an 84-year-old woman was found at a house in Shipley. The same man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at Carnegie Skate Park yesterday afternoon.
Police were investigating the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy when they found the body of 84-year-old Louisa Denby in the bedroom of her home on Prospect Mount in Shipley. She had suffered numerous stab wounds. Another 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder.
Three other local men aged 18,24 and 29 are in police custody after being arrested in connection with the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy. The injured boy remains in a stable condition in Leeds General Infirmary where he's expected to undergo surgery this morning.
West Yorkshire Police say three people have been arrested after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed. The attack happened at a skate park in Shipley yesterday afternoon. The boy was stabbed in his chest and arm and was airlifted to hospital, where he's said to be in a stable condition.
A nine-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed at a skate park in West Yorkshire.
It happened at around 4:40pm this afternoon at the Carnegie Stake Park in Shipley.
The boy was injured on his chest and arm. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance, where his condition is described as stable.
The suspect is described as white, in his twenties, wearing a cap and glasses. He is also believed to have a walking stick.
The attack is being treated as a critical incident and numerous police resources are at the scene.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the non emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 11.
Police officers in Shipley have located Dawn Thompson who had been reported missing. Mounted officers were involved in the search and a man with her was arrested for bail offences.