Leeds & West Yorkshire

Murder charge after body found in Leeds

Scene of murder Lanshaw Crescent, Leeds
Image caption The body of a man was discovered at a house in Lanshaw Crescent on Thursday

A man has been accused of murder following the discovery of a body at a house in Leeds.

David Holgate, 34, was detained after a man, 41, was found dead at an address on Lanshaw Crescent in the Belle Isle area, West Yorkshire Police said.

The cause of death of the victim, who was found dead shortly before 18:20 GMT on Thursday, has not been confirmed.

Mr Holgate, of Bodmin Road, Leeds, is due to appear before Leeds Magistrates' Court later.

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