Two Arrests as Missing Person Hunt Becomes Murder Inquiry
Police investigating the possible murder of a missing dad of three have made two arrests.
Tyron Charles, 29, has not been seen for a fortnight since he was reported as a missing person by his concerned family.Specialist teams including the Police Underwater Search Unit have been searching a number of locations in the Denholme area including, Doe Park Water Activities Park, as part of the inquiry.
Police are now treating the disappearance as murder, though no body has been found.
Mr Charles, from Denholme, was last seen on the afternoon of Wednesday September 6 and reported missing by his family.
Officers have been proactively investigating Mr Charles’ disappearance and on Saturday arrested a 28-year-old local man on suspicion of Tyron’s murder. He remains in police custody.
A 60-year-old local man was arrested on Monday evening on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Griffiths of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team said; “We have not discovered a body, however evidence recovered from the scenes suggest that Mr Charles has come to serious harm.
“A number of scenes remain in place today as our specialist teams are continuing their enquiries to determine what has happened to Tyron. I would appeal to anyone who may have seen or heard from him on or after Wednesday September 6 or who has any information, however small it may seem, to come forward.
“Officers are in regular contact with Mr Charles’ family and supporting them at this time.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting 13170414379.
Information can also be passed anonymously and in confidence to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
- Bingley News