BREAKING: Arrests made in connection to Tommy Ward murder

Pensioner Tommy Ward was left with severe injuries after he was attacked in his home
Pensioner Tommy Ward was left with severe injuries after he was attacked in his home

A number of warrants have been executed this morning in connection to the ongoing investigation into the murder of pensioner Tommy Ward.

Officers made the arrests in the Aston, Ulley, and Wales areas of Rotherham and in Hackenthorpe and Stradbroke in Sheffield.

Two men have been arrested, aged 35 and 30-years-old, on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody being questioned by detectives.

Mr Ward, 80, was found with serious injuries on the morning of October 1 2015, at his home on Salisbury Road in Maltby.

He was immediately taken to hospital where he remained in a critical condition for a number of months.

He continued to receive medical treatment however he unfortunately died as a result of his injuries on Tuesday, February 23 this year.