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Police investigating murder of man in Batley make further arrest

Saleem Butt

Saleem Butt was found dead at his home in Hyrstlands Road on April 23rd.

Police investigating the murder of 61-year-old Saleem Butt  from Batley have arrested another man as part of continuing investigations.

A 46-year-old man was arrested from the Dewsbury Moor area yesterday morning (4/5) on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning.

Meanwhile Craig Stanton (42) of Southgate, Huddersfield, appeared before Leeds magistrates yesterday charged with Mr Butt’s murder.

He was remanded to appear before Leeds Crown Court today (5/5).

Mr Butt who was found dead at his home in Hyrstlands Road, Batley, on April 23.

Enquiries into Mr Butt’s murder remain ongoing by the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.

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