Police investigating the murder of John Roberts have arrested a man in connection with his death.
John 'The Badge' Roberts, 32, was found dead inside his home in Park Terrace, Winlaton on December 16 2012.
Enquiries into his death have been ongoing and today, January 9, a 43-year-old Newcastle man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
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The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.
The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.