Leeds & West Yorkshire

Gerard Adeshida death: Man held on suspicion of manslaughter

Gerard Adeshida Image copyright West Yorkshire Police handout
Image caption Gerard Adeshida died in hospital on Sunday

A man has been arrested over the death of a 37-year-old man who was assaulted in Leeds.

Gerard Adeshida, from Beeston, was attacked in Lady Pit Lane, near St Francis of Assisi Primary School, at about 18:00 BST on Saturday.

He died in hospital on Sunday. West Yorkshire Police said he is thought to have received a head injury after falling backwards during the assault.

A 27-year-old man is being held on suspicion of manslaughter.

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