VIDEO - Road closed in Rotherham as murder enquiries continue

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Detectives have started a murder investigation after a 44-year-old local man died at an address in Herringthorpe, Rotherham.

Police received reports just after 10.05pm yesterday, Thursday 23 May, of an incident at the property on Greenfield Road. Paramedics attended but the 44-year-old died at the scene.

Greenfield Road, Herringthorpe

Greenfield Road, Herringthorpe

Greenfield Road remains closed this morning while enquiries continue at the scene. The road is expected to remain closed until later today.

Two local people, a 39-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are assisting police with enquiries.

Anyone with information should phone South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1185 of Thursday 23 May 2013, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.