Two people arrested in connection with the death of Mohammed Yousaf in Accrington have been bailed.

A 45-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, both from Accrington, were arrested on Thursday, September 29, on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

They have been now been bailed until November.

A murder investigation was launched after the body of Mr Yousaf was found at a flat on Granville Road on Wednesday, September 21.

Officers attended and found he had suffered serious head injuries. He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Muhammed Arif, 44, of Washington Street, Accrington, has been charged with murder and remanded in custody until a hearing at Preston Crown Court on December 16.

Police looking for possible weapon after death of Mohammed Yousaf

A 37-year-old woman from Todmorden in West Yorkshire, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, has been bailed until November 3.

Lancashire Police are also appealing to residents to check land around their homes for anything suspicious, as they believe the weapon used may have been discarded following the alleged attack.

It has yet to be found.

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 253 of September 21st.