May 19 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Police arrested two more people over the death of schoolgirl Tia Sharp, this morning (Saturday).
A 46-year-old woman was detained on suspicion of murder.
A 39-year-old man on suspicion of assisting an offender, Scotland Yard said.
They are being questioned by detectives in south London, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.
Officers discovered a body at the home of Tia’s grandmother Christine Sharp in New Addington, near Croydon, south London, yesterday.
The new arrests cam hours after Tia’s grandmother’s partner, Stuart Hazell, was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Tia was reported missing last Friday, was last seen alive at the property.
Police reportedly removed an as yet unidentified body late last night after Hazell was taken into custody.
Police have not revealed where the body was discovered, but officers were seen taking a ladder into the property yesterday afternoon, sparking rumours that it may have been in the loft.