Police investigating the death of Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act.
Sala, 28, had just signed for Cardiff when a plane carrying him crashed into the English Channel north of Guernsey on January.
His body was brought to Portland Port in Dorset on January 7, with police investigating the circumstances of his death.
“As part of this investigation we have to consider whether there is any evidence of any suspected criminality and as a result of our inquiries we have today, Wednesday June 19 2019, arrested a 64-year-old man from the North Yorkshire area on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act,” said the cops.
“He is assisting with our inquiries and has been released from custody under investigation.”