Man suspected of killing university lecturer arrested in Morocco

A Chinese businessman wanted on suspicion of murdering a family of four in their own home has been arrested in Morocco, police said.

Anxiang Du, 53, was arrested by Moroccan authorities on Saturday and the Home Office will now undertake the responsibility around extradition procedures.

Du is the prime suspect in the investigation surrounding the killings of Manchester University lecturer Jifeng "Jeff" Ding, his wife Ge "Helen" Chui and their two daughters Alice, 12, and Xing, 18.

The family was found stabbed to death at their home in Wootton, Northamptonshire, on on April 29 last year.

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Man arrested in connection with murders of Ding family

A man, wanted in connection with the murders of a lecturer from Manchester Metropolitan University and his family, has been arrested in Morocco. Jeff Ding along with his wife and two daughters were stabbed to death in Northampton last May.