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.
More top news
A teenager has been given a life sentence and ordered to be detained for a minimum of five years for killing seven-year-old Katie Rough.
An Arctic airflow will give us a taste of winter this weekend. The Met Office have issued an Ice Warning for some areas.
He will sing on two nights at Hull City Hall. The shows will follow the release of his debut album on March 9.