Murder investigation launched in Pontefract after man's body found

A murder investigation has been launched after police discovered a man's body in a house in Pontefract.

A police spokesman said that they received a call at 8.53pm on Saturday to a concern for safety report relating to an address on Love Lane Terrace.

Police remain at the address this morning.

Police remain at the address this morning.

Emergency services attended and found the body of a man inside the house.

Following enquiries at the scene, a 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

A scene is currently in place while enquiries continue.

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