Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Third arrest over body found in car near Barnsley

Murder detectives have arrested a third person in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in a car near Barnsley.

The 46-year-old woman's body was found in a purple Ford Fiesta, parked in Doncaster Road, close to the junction with the A635 on Saturday afternoon.

Two men aged 63 and 32 were arrested on Saturday. Police said the 32-year-old was released without charge on Sunday.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Sunday night.

Police said the 63-year-old and the 16-year-old were both from Doncaster.

The 63-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of murder and the 16-year-old is being held in connection with the death, police said.

South Yorkshire Police are appealing for anyone who saw the car being parked in Doncaster Road after 19:00 BST to contact them.

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