Murder investigation latest

Karl Gaskin
Karl Gaskin

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

A 38-year-old man is being questioned by detectives investigating the death of Sidney Cox in Thorpe, near Rothwell.

Mr Cox, 57, died after being attacked at a house on Middleton Lane, on Saturday, August 24.

And the latest arrest was in Pudsey on Monday night.

So far nine people have been arrested in connection with the investigation into Mr Cox’s murder.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team (HMET) are still trying to trace 40-year-old Karl Gaskin, pictured above.

He is 5ft 11ins tall, of medium build and has dark brown hair.

Anyone who sees him should not approach him and should call 999 immediately.

Mr Gaskin is believed to have links across the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Anyone with information should call HMET on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.