Leeds & West Yorkshire

Fresh arrests in Leeds shooting death

Two people have been arrested by police investigating the murder of a man shot in woods.

Colin Pierre, 31, was found on 11 March near the junction of Gledhow Valley Road and Gledhow Lane, Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police said a 21-year-old man and a woman aged 22 had been arrested and remained in custody.

Anthony Micah Pyke, 32, was jailed for life in September after being found guilty of Mr Pierre's murder and two counts of kidnap.

The body of Mr Pierre, also known as Craig, was found in a stream in the north of the city.

Post-mortem tests showed the father of one had been shot.

Officers said a man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and being involved in the supply of Class A drugs.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment, possession of a firearm and possession of Class A drugs.

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