Murder probe launched following discovery of woman's body in Rotherham

Pitt Street, Kimberworth
Pitt Street, Kimberworth

A murder probe is underway following the discovery of a woman's body in Rotherham.

South Yorkshire Police said the body of a 29-year-old woman was found at a house in Pitt Street, Kimberworth, at 11.25pm yesterday.

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A post mortem examination is to be carried out later today to establish the cause of death but a 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "An investigation is currently ongoing following the discovery of a woman's body in the Kimberworth area of Rotherham yesterday evening.

"At around 11.25pm, police were called by ambulance staff to a property on Pitt Street, where the body of a 29-year-old woman was found.

"A post mortem is expected to be carried out later today to determine the cause of her death.

"A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody.

"Officers are working to carry out enquiries in the area and anyone with information is asked to report it ."

Call South Yorkshire Police on 01 quoting incident number 1,127 of February 25 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.