Man arrested after body of girl (13) discovered


A 32-year-old man was arrested in Hull on suspicion of murder last night following the discovery of the body of a 13-year-old girl.

Humberside Police said officers were called to an address on the Bransholme estate in Hull at about 6pm, and found the body in an upstairs bedroom.

A force spokesman confirmed that a man found at the address in Moorfoot Close was arrested in connection with the death.

He said that officers were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident, and confirmed that the arrested man was related to the teenager.

The spokesman said the arrested man was suffering from a number of injuries and was being treated at a local hospital.

"The scene is currently being secured, and a cordon has been put in place," he said.

The spokesman said specially trained police officers were with the girl's family.