A pensioner was found dead in his Normanton home this morning (Tuesday).
Firefighters were called to 90-year-old’s house on Wakefield Road at around 10.30am after receiving reports of a gas leak.
Ambulance staff and police are also understood to have attended the scene.
Police said some neighbouring homes were evacuated as a precaution.
The coroner has been informed and an inquest is due to take place at a later date.