Man released without charge after being held over murder of Rotherham woman

A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Rotherham woman has been released without charge.

Monday, 4th February 2019, 06:58 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 16:15 pm

The 54-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday following the death of a woman in her 30s.

Greenland Avenue, Maltby

He was released without charge later that same day.

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A police investigation was launched after emergency services were called to a house on Greenland Avenue, Maltby, on Friday morning following reports that a woman in her 30s had suffered a cardiac arrest. 

The woman who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene and her death was described as ‘unexplained’.

South Yorkshire Police said today that a post mortem examination proved ‘inconclusive’.

Enquiries are ongoing.