Sheffield police call off murder probe

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THE death of a man who died during a row outside his home is no longer being treated as murder.

Keith Staley, aged 64, of Rodger Road, Woodhouse, collapsed and died on Sunday afternoon.

Neighbours said there had been a heated row beforehand and when police called at homes on the street afterwards they asked whether anyone had heard or witnessed the argument.

Police sealed off Mr Staley’s home and the house next door while they made initial inquiries into the death.

A wall and fence between the two properties collapsed on the same day as Mr Staley died.

A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police have concluded their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Keith Staley, a 64-year-old man from Rodger Road, Woodhouse, Sheffield, following a post mortem examination.

“A 58-year-old man who was arrested following the death has been released from bail and will not be the subject of any criminal charges.

“Police are no longer treating this as a suspicious death.”