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Pontefract murder arrest man released on bail

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Image caption An elderly woman was found dead at a property in Park Lane, Pontefract

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after an 84-year-old woman was found dead in Pontefract has been bailed.

The woman was found dead at a property in Park Lane at about 22:30 BST on Wednesday, West Yorkshire Police said.

Officers were called by ambulance staff. A post-mortem examination took place on Thursday and the results are yet to be released.

The 54-year-old man has been bailed pending further investigation, the force said.

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