Murder suspect bailed after police questioning over woman’s death in Rotherham

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A woman arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of another woman in Rotherham has been bailed.

Becky Moody, aged 34, died after collapsing in the garden of a property in Cedric Crescent, Thurcroft, on Wednesday night.

Police officers on Cedric Crescent in Thurcroft yesterday. Picture: Chris Etchells

Police officers on Cedric Crescent in Thurcroft yesterday. Picture: Chris Etchells

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South Yorkshire Police said there had been an ‘altercation’ beforehand.

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The force said Becky suffered a cardiac arrest but a post mortem examination to determine the exact cause of death proved inconclusive yesterday.

Further tests need to be carried out over the next few weeks.

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Residents rushed to Becky’s aid when she collapsed and performed CPR until paramedics arrived at the scene.

But Becky, a mum-of-two, could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 39-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder that night was bailed yesterday after a day of questioning.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 943 of  February 13.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.