Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder Of Libby Squire

22 August 2019, 10:43

Libby Squire was murdered in February of this year
Libby Squire was murdered in February of this year. Picture: PA

Police are questioning a 25 year old man in connection to her death.

A 25 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering university student Libby Squire.


Ms Squire was reported missing on 1 February, and her body was found six weeks later in the Humber Estuary.


The Hull University student disappeared following a night out and was last seen just after midnight near her home on Wellesley Avenue in Hull.


She was reported missing the following morning and a search involving hundreds of police officers and members of the public began.


Humberside Police have confirmed that the man was arrested yesterday morning and is still being questioned by detectives.


In a statement, Humberside Police said: "The man was arrested earlier today and is currently being questioned by detectives. "

"Libby was reported missing in the early hours of February 1, 2019, after a night out in Hull with friends."

"Just over six weeks later, on Wednesday, March 20, Libby's body was recovered from the Humber Estuary."

"Libby's family continue to receive support from specially trained officers and have been updated on the investigation."

More Latest News

See more More Latest News

Kate's big comeback: Princess and William share tender moment as she re-joins royals at Trooping the Colour

Kate's big comeback: Princess and William share tender moment as she re-joins royals at Trooping the Colour

The attack, which took place in a garden east Germany on Friday night, saw the knifeman stab four people before police arrived at the scene.

German police shoot dead knifeman at Euro 2024 party after rampage leaves one dead and three injured

Businessman sues Apple after wife finds ‘deleted’ iPhone messages to prostitute

Businessman sues Apple after wife finds ‘deleted’ iPhone messages to prostitute

Olympic cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins is bankrupt, homeless and has "lost absolutely everything", according to his lawyer.

Olympic cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins has 'lost absolutely everything' as star faces selling medals following bankruptcy

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer promises no capital gains tax on sales of homes as he dismisses tax hike claims

Home Secretary calls for 'urgent investigation' after shock footage emerges of police ramming escaped cow

Home Secretary calls for 'urgent investigation' after shock footage emerges of police ramming escaped cow

Eight Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza - as Palestinian death toll reaches '37,000'

Eight Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack since January

Prince Louis steals the show as he dances along to bagpipes at Trooping the Colour

Prince Louis steals the show as he dances along to bagpipes on Buckingham Palace balcony

Coventry's Radford Road, where the schoolboy was killed

Schoolboy killed in hit and run as police urgently look for driver

Police rammed the cow

Shock as police ram escaped cow on the street, as officers say it 'was hurt while being moved to safety'

Exclusive
c

Angela Rayner condemns 'intimidation' of Labour's Rosie Duffield after she cancels hustings amid 'trolling and spite'

Kate and the royals came out on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the flypast

Kate joins King Charles and other royals on Buckingham Palace balcony for RAF flypast after Trooping the Colour

Exclusive
Ben Habib has hit back at suggestions Nigel Farage could join the Conservative party

Reform deputy hits back at suggestion Nigel Farage could join Tories, after leader tells LBC he could lead merged party

Olympic rings on the Eiffel Tower in Paris

IOC gives 14 Russians and 11 Belarusians neutral status for Paris Olympics

The ride got stuck upside down

Horrifying moment people get stuck upside down on theme park ride, as dozens have to be rescued

David Cameron and Nigel Farage

David Cameron says Nigel Farage is trying to destroy the Conservative Party through Reform UK