Arrest made over ‘suspicious’ death after man’s body discovered at Sheffield house

An investigation into a ‘suspicious’ death has been launched after a man’s body was found in Sheffield.

Sunday, 24th May 2020, 10:33 pm

Officers were called to a property on Spa Lane in the Woodhouse area on Friday (May 22) after reports of a man being found unconscious.

Paramedics pronounced the 38-year-old man dead at the scene a short time later.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police confirmed that is death is being treated as suspicious.

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There has been a high police presence in the area over the weekend.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs. He was taken to hospital for medical treatment where he remains at this time.

It comes after residents reported a ‘high police presence’ in the area over the weekend, including a police helicopter circling overhead.

Enquiries are continuing.

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