Police investigating the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran in Ealing have made an arrest in Southall.
A 44-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Thursday, 18 August on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Eastwood who leads the investigation said: “I would like to thank the public for their overwhelming support following this horrific incident.
“As a result of the release of a CCTV image yesterday, an arrest has been made and this investigation is progressing at pace.
“Mr O’Halloran’s family have been updated with this development and continue to be supported by specially trained officers.
“I would reiterate their previous request that their privacy is respected by everyone as they continue to come to terms with their tragic loss.”