Man, 32, held in Joanna Yeates murder hunt

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the murder of Joanna Yeates early today.

The 25-year-old's body was found on Longwood Lane, Failand, North Somerset, on Christmas Day morning, sparking a huge police operation.

Today Detective Chief Inspector Phil Jones, Avon and Somerset Police's senior investigating officer, said: "I would like to thank the public for their continued support for the investigation and the information they have provided to us.

"I would also like to pay tribute to Jo's family and to Greg who continue to be unfailing in their support to me and my team at what is an incredibly difficult and painful time for them."