BREAKING NEWS: Man arrested in connection with 1993 Northampton pet shop murder

A man has been arrested in relation to a 1993 murder at The Pet and Garden Centre on Wellingborough Road. Photo shows the premises guarded by a policeman in 1993.

A man has been arrested in relation to a 1993 murder at The Pet and Garden Centre on Wellingborough Road. Photo shows the premises guarded by a policeman in 1993.

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A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Northampton pet shop worker more than 22 years ago.

The suspect, who is formerly from Northampton but now living in West Yorkshire, is being held in connection with the murder of 76-year-old Arthur Brumhill at the Denton’s Pet and Garden Store in Wellingborough Road, Northampton, on January 22, 1993.

Arthur Brumhill was murdered at the Denton's Pet and Garden Store in Wellingborough Road, Northampton, on January 22, 1993.

Arthur Brumhill was murdered at the Denton's Pet and Garden Store in Wellingborough Road, Northampton, on January 22, 1993.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hamilton, of the EMSOU Major Crime Team, said: “The suspect is being transported down from West Yorkshire and will be questioned by detectives at the Criminal Justice Centre in Northampton later today.

“We are unable to say anything further at this stage.”