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Tia murder probe: Stuart Hazell arrested

The partner of Tia Sharp's grandmother has been arrested on suspicion of murder, the Metropolitan Police have said.

Police were searching for Stuart Hazell, 37, after a body was discovered at Christine Sharp's house in New Addington, Croydon, earlier.

Tia, aged 12, has been missing since last Friday.

Mr Hazell was arrested in Merton, south London, on Friday evening after he was identified by a member of the public.

Phil Lavelle reports.

  • 10 Aug 2012
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