Police release body cam footage of Mark Buckley's arrest on suspicion of murder

This is the moment police dramatically swooped on the suspected killer of Wigan student Ellen Higginbottom.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 15th September 2017, 8:08 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:45 am
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Mark Buckley was arrested on suspicion of murder on June 18 - just a day after Ellen's body was discovered in a wheat field near to Orrell Water Park.

At around 7.20pm on Friday, June 16, police received a call to report 18-year-old Ellen from Worsley missing from home.

Mark Buckley

Ellen had not returned from Winstanley College, this was extremely out of character and her family and friends were very worried.

A police search began in Orrell Water Park in Wigan, as this was the last place she was known to have been. At around 2.30am on Saturday, June 17, Ellen’s body was sadly found.

Mark Buckley