Sian Blake’s partner arrested in Ghana over murder

Bodies of ex-EastEnders actor and her two sons were found in garden of Kent home

Police have reportedly arrested the suspected killer of an ex-EastEnders actor and her two sons.

Arthur Simpson-Kent was captured in Ghana after fleeing the UK following the death of his partner Sian Blake and their two children, Zachary (8), and Amon (4), according to reports.

Scotland Yard launched a murder investigation after their bodies were discovered in the garden of the family home in Erith, Kent.

According to The Daily Mirror, officers arrested Simpson-Kent (48) in a town in the western region of Ghana.


A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Detectives have today, Saturday, January 9th, been made aware of an arrest in Ghana.

“We are currently working alongside the Ghanaian authorities but are not in a position to discuss further at this time.”