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Police in Ghana arrest suspected killer of Eastenders star and her children

BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE Undated handout file photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Arthur Simpson-Kent (left), 48, and Amon, four, the partner and son of Sian Blake, 43, as murder squad detectives continue to search for the boyfriend of the ex-EastEnders actress after three bodies were found by police looking for the performer and her two children. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday January 6, 2016. Shocked neighbours of Sian, 43, who played Frankie Pierre in the hit soap, broke down in tears after the discovery in the garden of her home in Erith, Kent, on Tuesday. See PA story POLICE Missing. Photo credit should read: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

Police have arrested the suspected killer of an ex-EastEnders actress and her two sons, according to reports.

Arthur Simpson-Kent (48) was captured in the western region of Ghana after fleeing the UK following the death of his partner Sian Blake and their two children, Zachary, eight, and four year-old Amon.

Scotland Yard launched a murder investigation after their bodies were discovered in the garden of the family home in Erith, Kent.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Detectives have today, Saturday, 9 January, been made aware of an arrest in Ghana. We are currently working alongside the Ghanaian authorities but are not in a position to discuss further at this time.”

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