Leeds & West Yorkshire

Joshua Hirst stab murder: Third man arrested

A third man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 20-year-old man in West Yorkshire.

Joshua Hirst, of Mirfield, died in hospital from stab wounds shortly after being found critically injured in Hepworth Lane on Friday night.

The 20-year-old man was being questioned by detectives, said police.

Two men, aged 18 and 21, are already in custody on suspicion of murder and a woman, 22, is being questioned for allegedly assisting an offender.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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