Woman held after man’s body found on Xmas Day

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man’s body was found at a house in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, on Christmas Day.

Police were called to the property in Mayfield Crescent, Worsbrough, at around 9.40am.

They were met by ambulance staff and a 30-year-old’s body had been found.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “At this time, the cause of death is not known and a forensic post-mortem is expected to be carried out later this evening.

“A 27-year-old woman who was also at the property has been arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.