Widnes garden body murder police arrest boy

A 14 year-old has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a man whose body was found in the back garden of a house in Widnes.

The teenager is the second person to be arrested over the death of Alexander Newcombe from Walton in Liverpool, who was discovered on Tuesday morning.

A 19-year-old man remains in custody on suspicion of murder after the death at Birtley Court, Hough Green.

The results of two post-mortem examinations have been withheld.

Cheshire Police said further tests will be carried out on the body before they will release any details on the cause of death.

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