Police given until 9am tomorrow to question Dale Cregan

Dale Cregan Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Police have been given more time to question 29-year-old Dale Cregan on suspicion of the murders of PC Fiona Bone and PC Nicola Hughes.

A warrant of further detention was obtained on Wednesday night and is due to expire at 9am on Friday morning.

A 28-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder yesterday also remains in police custody