Detectives investigating a burglary at a pub in Widnes just days after its landlord was murdered have confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
In a statement, Cheshire Police said:
The 36-year-old local was arrested on Friday 23 August. He is currently being held on suspicion of burglary.
A man has also been charged with the murder and possession of an offensive weapon following the death of Christian Thornton.