Police cordon set to remain for most of day as detectives investigate Doncaster murder

A police cordon is set to remain in place for most of today following the discovery of a woman’s body in Doncaster.

Monday, 14th October 2019, 11:03 am
Updated Monday, 14th October 2019, 12:03 pm

An area of Carr House Road, Hyde Park, has been sealed off following the discovery of a woman’s body in a property in the street at around 10am yesterday.

A 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody this morning.

Police officers remain on Carr House Road, Doncaster, following the discovery of a woman's body

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The police cordon outside the property where the body was found is expected to remain in place for most of today as enquiries are carried out at the scene.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “An investigation is underway after a body was discovered at an address in Doncaster yesterday morning.

“On attending the scene, police found the body of a woman.

“At this time, the woman’s death is being treated as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to ascertain the exact circumstances surrounding her death.”