Murder police continue to question man

Police investigating the murder of antiques dealer Peter Battle at Full Sutton continue to question a 26 year old man from North Yorkshire. He remains in Police custody and an application is to be made to the court for a Warrant of Further Detention.

Information is still being sought in relation to activity in and around the victim's home address, Whisker Cottage, in Full Sutton from around Christmas time to February 7 this year when Mr Battle's body was discovered.

Anyone who is approached to buy items that Mr Battle was known to trade in, such as silver and gold coins and sovereigns and silver cutlery is also asked to come forward with information.

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Murder in Full Sutton

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a man’s body at a house in Full Sutton, East Yorkshire.