Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Arrest after body found in Mapplewell property

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body in South Yorkshire.

The body of a 55-year-old man was found at a property in Mapplewell, Barnsley, after police were called to the address at about 2030 GMT on Tuesday.

Following a post-mortem test, South Yorkshire police said they were treating the death as suspicious.

A 26-year-old man from Barnsley has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

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