Woman arrested following death in Barnsley

Date published: 29 June 2018 10:40
Dated: 29 June 2018 11:39:46

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in hospital last night (Thursday, 28 June) following an incident in the Mapplewell area of Barnsley.

Emergency services were called to an address on Braithwaite Street at around 10.15pm, following reports a man was critically ill from suspected stab wounds.

The man, 32, was taken to hospital but pronounced deceased shortly after arrival. A post-mortem examination will take place later today to determine the cause of death.

A 31-year-old woman who was present at the address was arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody assisting with enquiries.

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