Video: Stephen Whitehead murder scene still on lock-down

There is still a large police presence at Pendle Skips, where Burnley man Stephen Whitehead was murdered, as investigators continue to sift through all the evidence.

Police inspect the scene where Stephen Whitehead was found dead
Police inspect the scene where Stephen Whitehead was found dead

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder and he is currently in custody being questioned by investigators.

Stephen, who was a casual employee at the firm, was found on Monday morning in the kitchen area of the business where it is believed he had been sleeping rough after falling on hard times.

A spokesperson for the police said: “It’s a case of the location still being on lock-down because officers are continuing to establish the scene.”

Police inspect the scene where Stephen Whitehead was found dead

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Anyone with any information is urged to contact the police on 101 quoting reference number 182 of July 27th, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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