Police release identity of man murdered outside Leeds supermarket as further arrest made

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Leeds have released his identity.

By Daniel Sheridan
Monday, 16th December 2019, 8:04 am
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 8:14 am

Keith Harrower, who was also known as Joshua French, was pronounced dead in hospital after being stabbed in an incident outside the Premier supermarket, in Dewsbury Road, Beeston, shortly before 5.30pm on Thursday, December 12.

A 33-year-old man was arrested in Leeds yesterday (December 15) on suspicion of his murder.

He remains in custody along with a 30-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday, police said.

Keith Harrower, who was also known as Joshua French

A 35-year-old man, who was also arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder, has been released without charge.

A 36-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of earlier linked offences of aggravated burglary and robbery has been released on bail.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team area continuing to carry out enquiries.

Anyone with any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police via 101 quoting Operation Panberry or on online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.