A man has been arrested in Kenilworth on suspicion of murdering a pensioner in Luton.
A 35-year-old man was arrested at the Jet petrol station in Warwick Road on Tuesday evening on suspicion of murder after a pensioner was killed at his home.
Several police cars were at the garage on Tuesday evening and an arrest was made.
67-year-old Len Flower was killed at his home in Carnegie Gardens home on Tuesday afternoon and was found by a member of the public who was delivering leaflets in the area.
Detective Chief Inspector Jason Gordon from Bedfordshire police said a man was arrested in Warwickshire and that investigations would continue.
a statement read: “This is a violent incident that has left a family and community in total shock.
“The victim was at home tidying his garage when he was violently and savagely set upon in an unprovoked attack.
“While we have a man in custody, it is very important that anyone who has information about the incident comes forward and speaks to the police.
“We need to build a picture of what led to this murder and why he came to be a victim in this horrific event. Our deepest sympathies are with his family at this time.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
A Warwickshire Police spokesperson said: “A man was arrested at a garage on Warwick Road just before 7pm on Tuesday evening.
“He will now be questioned by officers at Bedfordshire police.”