Man, 78, held over 1965 murder of schoolgirl Elsie Frost
A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a schoolgirl more than 50 years ago.
The police investigation into the death of Elsie Frost, 14, in West Yorkshire in 1965 was re-opened last year after a series of reports on BBC Radio 4.
Police say a 78-year-old man was held in Berkshire. The BBC understands his name is Peter Pickering.
Elsie was stabbed to death in a tunnel beneath a railway line in Wakefield on 9 October 1965.
She had been on her way home from her school's sailing club, close to the River Calder and the Calder and Hebble Canal.
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