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Murder: Police Officer found dead in lake

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Tonight we share the tragic news that a serving police officer has been found dead in a lake. Police believe she was murdered.

This is a very tragic incident and our thoughts go out to Police Constable Leanne Mckie’s family friends and fellow officers who worked with and knew PC Mckie.

Sadly the Greater Manchester Police officer was found dead in a lake in Poynton near Stockport in the early hours of Friday morning.

Leanne Mckie aged 39 was a mum of three from the Wilsmlow area, Detectives have now launched a murder investigation.

Police have confirmed they have arrested a man aged 43 from the Wilmslow area on suspicion of her murder.

That man remains in police custody for questioning, Police responded to reports that a body was found in the Poynton Park lake at 3.45am this morning (Friday 29th September)

The park has now been cordoned off while forensic officers examine the scene and look for any potential evidence.

Cheshire Police say they believe the incident is isolated and that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

Det Insp Adam Waller said: “Investigations into her death are currently ongoing and we are working hard to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“We are aware of a number of rumours circulating in relation to the identity of the victim and, whilst formal identification has not year taken place, we do believe that the victim is 39-year-old Leanne McKie, from Wilmslow.

“Leanne was a mother of three young children and a serving police officer in Greater Manchester Police.

“Our thoughts at this difficult time are with Leanne’s family, friends and colleagues.

I would like to reassure local residents that at this stage this appears to be an isolated incident and we are not looking for anyone else in relation to her death.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 93 of September 29, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Police searching for a missing schoolgirl have found a body in a river.

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Police had launched an appeal to find 11-year-old Ursula Keogh from Halifax, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

Although formal identification has yet to take place, her family have been told about the discovery of the body in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances.”

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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