Murder detectives make four arrests

Date:26th August 2013.'A police officer guards a house on Middleton Lane, Thorpe, near Leeds, after a man's body was discovered and major damage has been caused to the property over night.
Date:26th August 2013.'A police officer guards a house on Middleton Lane, Thorpe, near Leeds, after a man's body was discovered and major damage has been caused to the property over night.

Police investigating the murder of a 57-year-old man have made four arrests.

The victim was seriously assaulted at a house on Middleton Lane in Thorpe, near to Rothwell, on Saturday night.

He was taken to Pinderfields Hospital before being to Leeds General Infirmary where he died on Sunday morning.

A 50-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman and two 16-year-old boys were arrested in the Barnsley and Doncaster areas on Sunday night.

Detectives investing the murder said the victim was attacked by a number of men who had arrived at the house in a car.

Some of the window at the house were broken.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.