BREAKING: John Heald detained in landlady murder hunt

South Yorkshire Police Officers
South Yorkshire Police Officers

Police this afternoon arrested a man in South Yorkshire in connection with the murder of Bridlington hotel landlady Bei Carter.

Hundreds of officers have been looking all over the Mexborough, Wath and Rotherham area for John Heald, 57, since last weekend when Mrs Carter’s body was discovered in a guest house.

A man who was arrested in the Parkgate area of Rotherham around 2pm is understood to be the suspect.

Further details are due to be released by South Yorkshire Police later this afternoon.