DETECTIVES attended court yesterday afternoon (Thursday 14 February) and successfully made a second application for additional time in which to question the 26-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of Peter Battle, of Full Sutton, East Yorkshire.
An additional 24 hours was granted and officers will continue to question the suspect today (Friday 15 February).
As previously reported, nnformation is still being sought in relation to activity in and around the victim’s home address, Whisker Cottage, Full Sutton from around Christmas time to February 7 2013, when Mr Battle’s body was discovered there.
Anyone who has been approached to buy items that antiques dealer Mr Battle was known to trade in, such as silver and gold coins and sovereigns and silver cutlery, is also asked to come forward with information.
Anyone who can assist police with enquiries is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 quoting log number 492 of 7 February 2013, or directly to the Incident Room on 01377 208989. Alternatively, calls can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.