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Huddersfield arrest over assault victim death

Police at scene of death in Alder Street Fartown, Huddersfield
Image caption Forensic exmainations were carried out at the scene in Alder Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 75-year-old died following an assault in Huddersfield.

Police were called to a house in Alder Street, Fartown at about 2030 BST on Friday and found a man in a serious condition outside the property.

He was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary where he was pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later.

A 32-year-old man is in custody, West Yorkshire Police said.

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