Man arrested on suspicion of murder released as investigations continue

A 54-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman in her 80s has been released pending further enquiries.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 11:00 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:14 pm
Park Lane, Pontefract

Police were called to a house on Park Lane, Pontefract, at around 10.30pm on Wednesday by ambulance staff.

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The body of a woman, believed to be in her eighties, was discovered inside the property.

A post mortem examination will be carried out later and investigations remain ongoing.