Man arrested over murder of West Yorkshire woman found strangled, stabbed & sexually assaulted 20 years ago

Police have arrested a West Yorkshire man in connection with a murder more than 20 years ago.

The woman was from Wibsey, Bradford. The man arrested is from Halifax

A 69-year-old man from the Halifax area has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of pensioner Amy Shepherd.

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Amy, who was 86, was found dead at her home in Wibsey in August 1994.

A post mortem revealed that she had been strangled, stabbed and sexually assaulted.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "The man remains in police custody at this time and enquiries are continuing."