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

PUBLISHED: 17:22 12 July 2016 | UPDATED: 17:36 12 July 2016

Helen Bailey

Helen Bailey

Alice Boagey

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.

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.

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.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Royston Crow. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Royston Crow