Humberside

Woman held in Grimsby murder probe

James ‘Eddie’ Fish Image copyright Humberside Police
Image caption James 'Eddie' Fish died on Monday morning, said police

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly man.

Eighty-year-old James Fish, known to his family as Eddie, was found dead at a house on Grimsby Road in Waltham, North East Lincolnshire, on Monday.

Humberside Police said it was treating Mr Fish's death as murder but has not released the cause of his death.

Officers said the woman had been known to Mr Fish and believed his death was an "isolated incident".

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The force said it would like to speak to anyone who was in Waltham on Monday morning and who saw a person wearing an olive green jacket, beanie hat and a grey rucksack.

Det Ch Insp Stewart Miller said: "There is no risk to the wider public.

"We have specialist officers in place to support Mr Fish's family and our thoughts are with them at this very difficult time."

Image caption James Fish was found dead at a house in Waltham

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