Man held on suspicion of murder following death of woman in Rotherham

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Rotherham this morning.

Emergency services were called to a house on Greenland Avenue, Maltby, just after 6.40am this morning following report that a woman in her 30s had suffered a cardiac arrest. 

Greenland Avenue, Maltby (photo: Google).

Greenland Avenue, Maltby (photo: Google).

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She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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South Yorkshire Police said the death is being treated as ‘unexplained’ and a 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Police officers remain at the house carrying out enquiries this afternoon.

Crime scene investigation officers have examined the property.