Updated: Second man arrested in Bradford murder investigation


A second man has now been arrested in connection with a murder investigation in Bradford.

The 29-year-old man was arrested this morning (Monday) in the Manningham area of Bradford in connection with the death of a man (believed to be aged 59) in Washington Street, Bradford on Sunday, April 21.

Officers and paramedics were called to the scene at about 12.21pm and found a male who had suffered stab wounds to his body.

Despite medical attention he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 58-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and a 30-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of this morning in Manningham, Bradford, in connection with the incident.

Detective Superintendent Mark Ridley, of Protective Services (Crime), said: “A 58-year-old woman arrested yesterday remains in custody for questioning and two men aged 29 and 30 have now been arrested from the Bradford area this morning in connection with the incident.

“We are still investigating the precise circumstances of what took place but are treating this as a domestic related crime. A post mortem will be conducted to confirm the cause of death of the victim and I would continue to appeal for witnesses.”

Anyone who has information is asked to contact police on 101 or CrimeStoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.