BREAKING: Woman arrested after police launch Sheffield murder probe

Police cordon outside a block of flats on Mount Street
Police cordon outside a block of flats on Mount Street
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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man fell to his death.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed a 38-year-old woman was detained after officers found a man dead in Mount Street, Sharrow, at around 10.15pm yesterday evening.

It's thought the man fell from the top floor balcony of a block of flats.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called to an address in Mount Street, Sharrow, Sheffield at around 10.15pm, yesterday evening.

"When police arrived the body of a 40-year-old male was found.

"It is believed the man has fallen from the top floor of a block of maisonettes.

"A 38-year-old woman was arrested at the address on suspicion of murder."

People are being urged to call 101 quoting incident number 1303 of October 12, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.