Missing Helen Bailey: Police bail Royston man arrested on suspicion of murder

Helen Bailey

Helen Bailey - Credit: Archant

A 55-year-old man from Royston who was arrested yesterday morning in connection with the disappearance of author Helen Bailey has been released on police bail this afternoon – pending further enquiries.

Police have been at author Helen Bailey's Royston home today.

Police have been at author Helen Bailey's Royston home today. - Credit: Archant

Author Helen, 51, went missing with her dog Boris on April 11 – and since then extensive enquiries have been made to trace her.

The man, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, disposing of a body in a manner likely to obstruct the coroner and suspicion of theft of money belonging to Ms Bailey, is due back at a Herts police station in August.

Police remain at the home of Helen Bailey as investigations continue.

Police remain at the home of Helen Bailey as investigations continue. - Credit: Archant

Searches at her Royston home are continuing today – but officers said searches at her property in Broadstairs, Kent, are now complete.

Police confirmed to the Crow the body of Ms Bailey has yet to be found.