Police questioning murder suspect John Heald

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Police are continuing to question murder suspect John Heald over the killing of a guest house owner last week.

Heald was on the run in Rotherham and was found arrested in Parkgate after a £10,000 reward was offered for information leading to his arrest.

Humberside Police are today questioning 54-year-old Heald in connection with the murder of Bei Carter in Bridlington on July 18.

A statement issued by South Yorkshire Police said: “Following the arrest of John Heald on Friday 25 July in the Parkgate area of Rotherham, Humberside Police can confirm that he is now in police custody following a stay in hospital over the weekend for treatment to minor injuries.

“Detectives are now involved in speaking to Mr Heald in connection with the investigation into the murder of Bei Carter.”