Two arrested as murder investigation launched in Barnsley

Date published: 06 September 2023 18:36
Dated: 06 September 2023 10:35:31

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Barnsley.

Police were called to a property on George Street, Worsbrough, at 11.19pm last night (Tuesday 5 September) following a report that a man had been stabbed.

He was pronounced dead a short time later. His next of kin has been informed.

A forensic post mortem examination and formal identification are yet to take place, but a murder investigation has been launched.

A 45-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They both remain in police custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information which may assist police is asked to pass it on via our new online live chat, our online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 1165 of 5 September when you get in touch. You can access our online portal here: www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/.

Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

Related Content

No related content found