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Police make two new murder arrests in Barnsley dad Richard Dyson’s disappearance


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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the disappearance of a dad from Barnsley over two years ago.

Richard Dyson, 58, who was reported missing in November 2019 was last seen by his daughter earlier that same month.

Bethany Dainty has since issued several heartfelt appeals for information to help find her dad.

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Speaking in December 2020, she said: “As you start your Christmas celebrations, please think about me and my dad, and the difference you could make to my life by coming forward with what you know.”

South Yorkshire Police has confirmed it has this month made two arrests on suspicion of murder.

The men, aged 46 and 48, who are both from Barnsley, were arrested on Thursday, December 16. They have both been released under investigation as enquires continue.

A series of arrests were also made earlier this year.

In March, three men aged 43, 51 and 68, from Barnsley, and a 67-year-old man from Rotherham, were arrested on suspicion of murder. They all remain released under investigation as further enquiries continue.

Anyone with information call 101 quoting incident number 459 of 25 November 2019.

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