Published on 20 Feb 2013 Sections

Quadruple murder suspect back in UK

A Chinese businessman suspected of killing all four members of a family in Northamptonshire in 2011 is arrested in Morocco and extradited back to the UK.

Anxiang Du, murder suspect, has been arrested in Tangier and extradited

Northamptonshire Police confirmed to Channel 4 News that Anxiang Du has arrived back in the UK after being arrested in Morocco and extradited to the UK.

He was arrested in Morocco in July last year by the local police on suspicion of killing university lecturer Jifeng “Jeff” Ding, his wife Ge “Helen” Chui and their two daughters Alice, 12, and Xing, 18 in 2011.

Northamptonshire Police said Du’s extradition had been approved by the Home Office and the Moroccan Ministry of Justice. He arrived in the UK this afternoon on a flight from Casablanca and will appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Deputy Chief Constable Martin Jelley said: “On behalf of Northamptonshire Police, I would like to thank all those who have been involved in this successful extradition, including Michael Ellis MP for his considerable support in progressing this with the relevant authorities.”