Third arrest in Tommy Ward murder investigation
Three men have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Tommy Ward A third man has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of a pensioner from Rotherham.
80-year-old Tommy Ward died in hospital in February – five months after an attack at his home in Maltby. Two men were arrested this morning , after officers carried out a number of warrants in the Aston, Ulley, and Wales areas of Rotherham and in Hackenthorpe and Stradbroke in Sheffield.
The third man, who is 23, is from Sheffield and has been arrested on suspicion of murder He remains in police custody, along with a 30-year-old man from Sheffield and a 35-year-old man from Rotherham, who were also arrested on suspicion of murder.