Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man dies in Sheffield 'chemical incident'

A man has died in a chemical-related incident in Sheffield, prompting an evacuation of nearby homes.

The body of a man in his 20s was found at a house on Holland Place, off London Road, at about 1400 BST on Monday.

Specialist teams wearing protective clothing were called in to deal with potentially hazardous substances inside the house.

Neighbours were able to return home at about 1800 BST after it was decided there was no threat to the public.

Roads around the scene were also closed.

The death of the man is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

A post-mortem examination will be held to establish how he died.

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