Man arrested in connection with Callum Lees murder
Police have this afternoon (Wednesday 30 August) arrested a man wanted in connection with the murder of Callum Lees.
James Atherley, aged 21, was arrested earlier this afternoon from an address in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
A man and a woman have also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Callum was stabbed in Hopwas Grove on Sunday 6 August. He was found collapsed in nearby Haselour Road by a member of the public and later died in hospital.
Atherley remains in custody in Newcastle and will be transported to the West Midlands for questioning by detectives investigating Callum’s murder.