UK: Man arrested over Joanna murder

A MAN was this morning arrested on suspicion of murdering landscape architect Joanna Yeates.

Police said the man was arrested around 7am at an address in Canynge Road, Clifton, Bristol - the road where Miss Yeates, 25, lived.

The 65-year-old is being questioned over her death at a police station within the Avon and Somerset force area.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: “Just after 7am this morning, police attended an address in Canynge Road and arrested a 65-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

“He has been taken into custody at a police station within the Avon and Somerset force area and detained for questioning.


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“Detectives investigating Joanna’s murder are continuing to carry out forensic examinations, and are also continuing to appeal for anyone with any information that can help the enquiry to call the Operation Braid incident room on 0845 456 7000 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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