Murder investigation launched after man's body found in former bank

A murder investigation has been launched in Batley after a body was found in a former bank.

Tuesday, 31st December 2019, 9:36 am
Updated Tuesday, 31st December 2019, 9:37 am

The body, which is believed to be that of a man, was found inside the former bank premises in Commercial Street on Sunday, after officers forced entry to the building.

Enquiries are continuing to confirm the identity of the deceased and the circumstances around the death.

A scene remains in place at the location.

The scene in Batley.

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

Two have been released under investigation while the third has been bailed.