Published On: Tue, Aug 27th, 2019

Lindsay Birbeck news: 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder – latest news | UK | News

Ms Birbeck’s body was found in Accrington Cemetery on Saturday after she went missing on August 12. Lancashire Police confirmed the arrest. They released a statement saying: “We’ve arrested a youth, 16, on suspicion of the murder of Lindsay Birbeck.


“If you know anything that could help our investigation, tell us here. 

“Thanks again to everyone who’s responded to our appeals. Our thoughts remain with Lindsay’s family and friends.”

The teenager, from Accrington, was arrested after an information appeal earlier today and remains in custody.

Ms Lindsay’s family have been made aware of the update and Detective Superintendent Andy Cribbin of the Force Major Investigation Team has said: “The response to our earlier appeal has been absolutely overwhelming and I would like to thank everyone who has come forward with information.”

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