Breaking: Murder probe launched after body found in South Yorkshire

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A POLICE probe is underway into the murder of a man whose body was found in South Yorkshire.

The 48-year-old victim, who has not yet been named by police, was discovered in a property in Aukland Way, Mexborough, at 1.45pm yesterday,

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “South Yorkshire Police are investigating the murder of a 48-year-old man in Mexborough.

“The man’s body was discovered at 1.45pm yesterday afternoon - Sunday, September 2 - in a property on Auckland Road, Mexborough.

“A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday and remains in police custody today.”