Leeds & West Yorkshire

Jordan Stapleton shooting: Murder police arrest three more men

Jordan Stapleton
Image caption Jordan Stapleton's young son was found sleeping in the flat

Three more men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a man found shot in his flat in Leeds.

Police said five men from the city remained in custody over the murder of Jordan Stapleton, 21.

On Saturday a 19-year-old from Potternewton and a 20-year-old from Meanwood were arrested. An 18-year-old from Harehills has also been detained.

All three were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

An 18-year-old man from Meanwood and a 19-year-old from Little London were also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Mr Stapleton was discovered in the bathroom of his home in Beckhill Close, Meanwood, on Tuesday. His four-year-old son was found sleeping in a bedroom.

His son is now being cared for by family.

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