Murder probe launched following discovery of woman’s body in Sheffield

Martin Street, Upperthorpe. Google Street View
Martin Street, Upperthorpe. Google Street View
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A murder investigation has been launched in Sheffield following the discovery of a woman’s body.

Police said a 35-year-old woman’s body was discovered at an address in Martin Street, Upperthorpe, at 3.10pm yesterday.

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

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He is helping police with their inquiries today.

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Singleton, leading the investigation, said: “While the launch of any murder investigation is always going to come as a shock to the local community, I would like to reassure residents in Upperthorpe that we do not believe there is any wider danger to the public and we are following a number of positive lines of enquiry.”