Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Murder police arrest man after Shirecliffe death

Police officers standing in the road
Image caption Parts of Herries Road was closed while forensic examinations were carried out

The death of a woman whose body was found in Sheffield is being treated as murder, police have confirmed.

The woman, in her 20s, was found at an address on Herries Road, Shirecliffe on Tuesday evening.

A man, also in his 20s, was taken to the Northern General Hospital with serious chest injuries and was arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on the woman, who has not been formally identified.

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