Posted: Fri 4th Nov 2016

Update M53 reopens – police continue with investigation work

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Nov 4th, 2016

UPDATE: :Latest is that southbound is back open – northbound still down to one lane and heavy traffic in the area.

One lane of the M53 northbound carriageway has been closed over night and during the morning as police continue investigation work linked to the Ellia Arathoon Ellsemere Port murder enquiry.

Southbound was closed for a time but appears to be back open.

Junction Southbound exits (A carriageway)
J9 Ellesmere Port A5032
J10 Elton, Whitbyheath, Cheshire Oaks A5117
Queensferry (A550)

Cheshire Police discovered human remains while searching for missing Ellia Arathoon, 29.

The discovery was made in an area close to the M56 in Ellesmere Port on Thursday.

She was last seen in the Cromwell Road and Shepherds Close areas of Ellesmere Port on Friday October 28.

Craig Proctor, 39, from Ellesmere Port, has been charged with murder and remanded in police custody.

He is set to appear before Chester Magistrates on today.

3a0a4c6100000578-0-image-a-70_1478210088246

Ellia Arathoon.

The remains are yet to be identified police have said they were linking them with the disappearance of Miss Arathoon.

Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: [email protected]
Latest News

  • Flintshire Council faces backlash over three-weekly bin collections
  • Chester Zoo mourns sudden loss of beloved Asian elephant Sundara Hi Way
  • Flintshire Council approves three-weekly bin collections

  • More...

    Flintshire Council faces backlash over three-weekly bin collections

    News

    Chester Zoo mourns sudden loss of beloved Asian elephant Sundara Hi Way

    News

    Flintshire Council approves three-weekly bin collections

    News

    Eluned Morgan set for First Minister job – likely to stand unopposed

    News

    Redrow graduates transform school space at Flintshire village school

    News

    Updated: A494 all lanes clear following earlier collision

    News

    Future generation get sneak peek inside new Women and Children’s Building at the Countess of Chester Hospital

    News

    Holywell students excited to be shortlisted for Yr Wyddfa eco competition

    News

    £240,000 fine for Cheshire company after fall left man from North Wales paralysed

    News