Saturday, 9 January 2016

Boyfriend of EastEnders actress arrested in Ghana


Police in Ghana has arrested Arthur Simpson, the boyfriend and murder suspect of EastEnders actress Sian Blake and her two sons. The 48-year-old old was was detained in the coastal town of Takoradi, 150 miles from the Ghanian capital Accra. Pictured is Kent handcuffed and sitting on a stool today after police swooped in to arrest him.


He was tracked down by Ghanian detectives after leaving the UK for the west African country on December 19. He has been wanted since the bodies of Ms Blake and their two sons Zachary, eight, and Amon, four, were found on Tuesday buried in shallow graves in his family's back garden.

The hairdresser and former model arrived in the capital city Accra on December 19 - three days after police questioned him at the family home in Erith, Kent.

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