Suspect arrested by South Yorkshire Police over woman's murder remains in custody

A murder suspect arrested by South Yorkshire Police over the death of a woman remains in custody this afternoon.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 1:06 pm

The 31-year-old was arrested after emergency services were called just after 12.30am yesterday with reports that a woman had been injured at a property on Brierfield Close, Barnsley.

A woman, believed to be in her 50s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries but could not be saved and was pronounced dead a short time later.

The woman’s identity has not yet been released.

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A murder suspect remains in police custody today over the death of a woman in Barnsley (Photo: Getty)