Man and woman found dead in house with stab wounds - but police ‘not seeking anyone else’

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Police investigating the death of a man and woman found in their home with stab wounds in Barnsley say they are not seeking anyone else in connection with the deaths.

A 67-year-old man and 57-year-old were found dead at a property in Beech Close, Brierley, at about 12.40pm yesterday.

The two died of stab wounds, a post mortem examination has found.

South Yorkshire Police said tonight that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

A statement said: “Relatives are receiving support from specialist officers and they have asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

“Officers are in liaison with the coroner.”