Tag: murder

Updated: Man wanted in murder enquiry has links to Hunslet and Belle Isle

Updated: Thursday 15 February 2024  Police can now confirm an arrest has been made in connection with the death of a woman in Harehills, Leeds. We would like to thank the public and the local media for their assistance with our appeal. Officers are no longer looking for Warren Spence.

Local history: The Murder of the Beecroft Girls, Holbeck, 1900

The Beecroft girls, Ada aged 6 years and Annie aged 4 years, were the illegitimate daughters of Thomas Mellor. Their mother Ada Beecroft, had been committed to the Menston Asylum at Guiseley where she died in November 1899. Some time before Ada’s death Mellor had moved in with another woman