Man due in court after body found in Castleford house
Detectives have charged a 47-year-old local man with manslaughter after a body was found in a Castleford home.
Jeffrey Howarth, 39, was found dead at the house in Gannet Close on Thursday evening.
He had suffered significant facial and head injuries.
A post mortem examination was due to take place on Friday.
Police said a 47-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder had now been charged with manslaughter.
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Ian Robinson, from Castleford, will appear at Wakefield Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
He is currently being held in police custody.
A 25-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday. He has now been released on bail.