Lancashire

Fourth arrest over elderly man's death in Blackburn

Albert Fielding
Image caption Albert Fielding was found dead on Friday morning

A fourth person has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 89-year-old man in Blackburn.

Albert Fielding was found dead by police after a neighbour raised the alarm at Limefield Court, off Preston New Road, on Friday morning.

A post-mortem examination found he died of head injuries.

Police arrested a 23-year-old man from Chorley on Saturday night. Two men, 39 and 46, and a woman, 45, all from Blackburn, were arrested on Friday.

Lancashire Police are continuing to appeal to anyone with any information to contact them.

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