Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a man’s body at a house in Huddersfield this morning, police have confirmed.
West Yorkshire Police said officers attended an address in Royds Avenue, Paddock at around 6.30am today where the body of a 79-year-old man was found.
A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police said the coroner’s office had been informed of the death and enquiries into the suspected murder were ongoing.
A spokesperson for the force said: “A cordon has been put in place and early stage enquiries are being carried out to determine the full circumstances.”