Stevenage murder: detectives given more time

Murder enquiry officers have been given more time to question a 22-year-old Stevenage man.

The man was arrested yesterday (Sunday) on suspicion of murdering 19-year-old Amelia Arnold.

Police had until 11am today (Monday) to charge him or let him go.

A spokeswoman for Herts Police said: “We have been given more time to question a 22-year-old from Stevenage on suspicion of murder.”

The body of a woman has been found in a wooded area of Travellers Lane, Hatfield.

Police believe it to be Miss Arnold.