UK: Man arrested in murder probe

A MAN has been arrested following the death of a teenage mother-to-be.

The 26-year-old man from the Newport area has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of teenage mother-to-be Nikitta Grender who was found stabbed to death in her burnt out flat, police said.

A spokesperson for Gwent Police said: “Officers investigating the murder of 19-year-old Nikitta Grender have arrested a 26-year-old man from the Newport area on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody at this time.

“Officers remain at the scene. Searches are continuing in and around the estate. Officers are searching six premises across the city as part of the investigation.

“House to house inquiries are continuing and forensic analysis is also continuing.”


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