Police have announced a man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Jason Goldrick.
Jason went missing after leaving the hospital on Friday, 1st November at around 10pm.
Police have been appealing for information on Jason’s whereabouts, but new information has led detectives to treat the disappearance as a murder.
Lancs Police have revealed today, a “47-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested in the resort today (Wednesday, November 27th) and is currently in custody.”
Detective Chief Inspector Derry Crorken, of West Police, said, “We are now treating Jason’s disappearance as a murder enquiry and I have a team of detectives working hard to try and find out what has happened to him and where he may be.
“I would urge anyone who has seen Jason or who has any information which could assist us to come forward and contact us.”
A spokesman for Lancashire Police added, “Jason is missing from the Park Road area of Blackpool and was last seen leaving the hospital on Friday 1st November at around 10pm.
“He is described as a white, 50 years old, five ft eight ins tall, medium build with greying short hair.
“He was last seen wearing a long sleeve dark blue jumper without a hood, dark blue joggers and black trainers.
“Anyone with information should contact Blackpool Police with any information on 101 quoting log 1156 of November 6th. For immediate sightings call 999.
“You can also call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”