Det Supt Reg Bevan and Supt Ian John
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Police arrest Mark Bridger over murder of April Jones

The man held for the past three days over the disappearance of five-year-old April Jones has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Det Supt Reg Bevan said Mark Bridger, 46, remained in custody for questioning.

Teams have spent the past few days searching the River Dyfi in the mid Wales town of Machynlleth, where April went missing on Monday evening.

Jeremy Cooke reports from Aberystwyth.

  • 05 Oct 2012