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Pub murder arrest

(First Edition)

POLICE investigating the murder of a licensee found strangled in her pub in Moorfields, Liverpool, arrested her former boyfriend and father of her child, David Ashworth, at a hotel in Jesmond, Tyne and Wear. Denise Johnston, 35, was found on Thursday. Her 20-month-old son was left by a man near Glasgow.