Barrow murder arrest after pensioner's death

Provincial Street, Barrow
Image caption The pensioner was found with serious injuries on Tuesday evening

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 70s was found dead in a house in Cumbria.

The victim was discovered seriously hurt with chest and throat injuries at the property in Provincial Street, Barrow, at about 18:40 BST on Tuesday.

He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

Cumbria Police said a man in his 20s had been arrested and remained in police custody. The force has appealed for witnesses.

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