Man arrested in John ‘the Badge’ Roberts murder probe

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POLICE investigating the murder of John Roberts have arrested a man in connection with his death.

On Sunday, December 16, 2012, John ‘The Badge’ Roberts, who was 32, was found dead inside his home in Park Terrace, Winlaton.

Enquiries into his death have been ongoing since and at around 7am today, a 43-year-old Newcastle man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

He is currently in custody helping detectives with their inquiries.

Officers are continuing to appeal for information into the unsolved murder and anyone with any information is asked to contact detectives on 101 ext 69191 or by ringing Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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