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PM: 'Truly shocking events' in Shipley

Prime Minister David Cameron reacted to the "truly shocking events" in Shipley, telling MPs at PMQs: "We must make sure that justice is done."

These were truly shocking events and reading about them this morning, particularly the young boy who staggered out of the park bleeding, having been stabbed, and the grandmother who was described as someone who was so much a community member that they were seen as everybody's grandmother, is truly disturbing.

Police continue to quiz stabbing suspect

A 26-year-old man remains in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of the murder of 84-year-old Louisa Denby, who he is related to, and the attempted murder of a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in a skate park, police said.

A second 26-year-old man was also arrested in connection with Mrs Denby's murder, while three men aged 18, 24 and 29 were held on suspicion of attempted murder over the incident in the skate park.

All four have been released without charge, police said.

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Picture of Shipley murder victim released

Louisa Denby

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.

Nine-year-old Shipley victim to undergo surgery

A nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in a skate park in Shipley, West Yorkshire, yesterday afternoon is due to undergo surgery today.

West Yorkshire Police said the boy, who sustained chest and arm injuries, is in a stable condition.

The skate park where the 9-year-old was stabbed. Credit: ITV Calendar

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for attempted murder and the murder of an 84-year-old woman.

A third incident where a eight-year-old girl was chased by a man matching the suspect's description has also been linked.

Another 26-year-old has been arrested in connection with murder and three other men in connection with the incident in the skate park.

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Police link 'chase' incident to Shipley stabbings

Police have linked an incident involving an eight-year-old girl in Shipley to the murder of an 84-year-old women and the stabbing of a nine-year-old boy.

The girl was approached by a male while she was playing in her garden yesterday afternoon but she managed to escape unharmed when he ran off when she screamed.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and the attempted murder of the boy, police said.

Another man, 26, has been arrested in connection with murder and three other men aged 18, 24 and 29 in connection with the incident in the skate park.

Man held over OAP death and boy stabbing

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the attempted murder of a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in a skate park, police said.

Officers found the pensioner's body in a bedroom at her home in Prospect Mount, Shipley, West Yorkshire, after reports that the boy had been attacked in the Carnegie skate park in the town.

The skate park in Shipley where the 9-year-old was stabbed. Credit: ITV Calendar

West Yorkshire Police named the dead woman as Louisa Denby and said she had suffered "numerous stab wounds".

The man was arrested at 4.10am this morning in nearby Idle on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, a West Yorkshire Police spokesman said.

Another 26-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of murder and three other local men have been arrested over the incident in the skate park, the spokesman added. The boy was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a stable condition, police said.

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