Rotherham man held over Wakefield murder

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POLICE investigating the death of a man in Wakefield have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

A 33-year-old man from the Rotherham area has this evening on suspicion of the killing of 27-year-old Nicholas Williams of Bottom Boat Road, Stanley.Nicholas Williams

Mr Williams body was found at his home address at about 9.34am on Thursday December 17 by local residents.

Officers have this evening released a picture of Mr Williams as specially trained officers continue to support his family.

A post mortem has determined he died as a result of multiple stab wounds after being assaulted on Wednesday evening.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Elizabeth Belton, said: “Police are continuing to investigate this incident and a 33-year-old man is now in custody for questioning in relation to the murder of Mr Williams.

“We continue to appeal for information and witnesses and anyone who can assist the investigation at all is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101 referencing Operation Packburg.

“Information can also be given in complete anonymity to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”