Murder investigation in Pontefract after man, 71, dies
A murder investigation has begun in West Yorkshire after a 71-year-old man died following an alleged assault.
Police were called to Beastfair in Pontefract at about 2340 BST on Wednesday following reports that a man had been assaulted.
He was taken to Pontefract General Infirmary where it was confirmed he had died from his injuries.
A 39-year-old man from Pontefract was arrested in connection with the assault and remains in custody.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.