Detectives Given More Time to Question Man Over Full Sutton Murder
2:09pm 13th February 2013
Detectives have been given additional time in which to question the 26-year-old man from North Yorkshire arrested in connection with the murder of Peter Battle of Full Sutton, East Yorkshire.
Officers made the application at Beverley Magistrates Court this morning and were granted an additional 36 hours to detain the suspect in custody.
Information is still being sought in relation to activity in and around the victim's home address, Whisker Cottage, Full Sutton from around Christmas time to February 7 2013 when Peter Battle's body was discovered there.
Anyone who is approached to buy items that antiques dealer Peter Battle was known to trade in, such as silver and gold coins and sovereigns and silver cutlery is also asked to come forward with information.
Anyone who can assist police with enquiries is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 quoting log number 492 of 7 February 2013, or directly to the Incident Room on 01377 208989. Alternatively, calls can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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