Leeds & West Yorkshire

Murder inquiry over Leeds station death

Terry Bailey Image copyright BTP
Image caption Terry Bailey was sleeping rough near the Queens Hotel in Leeds

A man has died after being assaulted at Leeds railway station in the early hours of Tuesday.

British Transport Police (BTP) said he was found injured outside the station at 00:50 BST. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

Officers have named the man as Terry Bailey, 39, from South Leeds, who was believed to be sleeping rough.

Two men, aged 28 and 42, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

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Det Ch Insp Glen Alderson, of BTP, said Mr Bailey was known to be sleeping rough near the Queens Hotel adjacent to the station.

He said: "We are in the early stages of the investigation but currently we are treating this as an isolated incident."

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