Ukip leadership candidate Bill Etheridge has withdrawn from the contest and called on rivals to back current deputy leader Paul Nuttall.
Mother And Baby Strangled In Birmingham
A mother and her baby son found dead in their Billesley home on Sunday died as a result of "pressure to the neck" post mortem results have concluded.
Pathologists carried out examinations on the bodies of 25-year-old Yvonne Walsh and seven-month old Harry today (June 4) and confirmed their cause of death.
Police discovered the mother and her son at around 10.30am on Sunday 2 June.
A 28-year-old man arrested in the Sandwell area on suspicion of both murders remains in a secure facility following an assessment by mental health professionals; he is currently deemed unfit to be interviewed by officers at this stage but the position is being continually reviewed.
The person in custody is known to the victims and officers are keen to stress that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the killings.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area late Saturday night or early Sunday morning are urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A seven-year-old boy had an "astonishing'' escape after a van ploughed into the back of a flatbed lorry in the West Midlands.
Birmingham Airport could get a new runway in future, according to the man looking at options for the government.
A reckless scrambler bike rider who pulled wheelies while speeding through the streets of a housing estate in Birmingham has been jailed for dangerous driving.
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