Man held on suspicion of Thorpe murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a 57-year-old man.

Sidney Cox died of multiple injuries after he was attacked in his home in Middleton Lane, in the village of Thorpe, near Leeds, on 25 August.

West Yorkshire Police said a 30-year-old was arrested earlier, bringing the total number of arrests in connection with the investigation to nine.

The man remains in police custody while inquiries continue.

BBC Leeds & West Yorkshire

Weather

Leeds

Min. Night 14 °C

Features

  • Krak des ChevaliersSitting targets

    How ancient treasures in Syria are being bombed to pieces


  • Mesut Ozil's tattoo reads "Only God can judge me"Ink explained

    Nine World Cup players' tattoos decoded, and one who refuses


  • Putting a coin in supermarket trolleyMinor annoyance

    Why are Morrisons getting rid of coin-locks on trolleys?


  • Sekhemka statueSelling out?

    The councils tempted to cash in on their art collections


  • Google sweetsName game

    Would Google have made it as BackRub?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.