Murder probe launched after man’s body found in Barnsley home

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A murder investigation has been launched after a man’s body was found in a house in Barnsley.

The death of the man, aged 65, is being treated as suspicious by police.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.

Officers were called to a property in Marsh Street where they found the body of a man.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The death is being treated as suspicious and a full investigation is underway including house to house enquiries in the area.”

Detectives investigating the death of a 65-year-old man are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

A murder investigation is underway and officers remain at the scene carrying out enquiries. It is expected that the area will remain cordoned off for the next two days.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.

An incident room has been set up and anyone with information which may assist with the investigation is asked to contact 01709 443506 quoting 792 of July 17 2015.

A post-mortem to establish the cause of death will take place this afternoon.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.

Police at the scene on Marsh Street in Wombwell after the death of a man at a house which has turned into a murder investigation.