South Yorkshire detectives take over investigation into murder of Rotherham man

South Yorkshire detectives have taken over the probe into the murder of a Rotherham man found dumped on moorland near Sheffield.

Thursday, 25th August 2016, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 1:21 pm
South Yorkshire detectives are investigating the murder of a Rotherham man

The investigation was launched by Derbyshire Police after a body was discovered near to the Woodhead Tunnels, off the A638, near the Sheffield border, at 11am on Monday.

It was established that the murder victim was a 34-year-old Rotherham man, but he has not yet been named.

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Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.