Police arrest teen in connection with suspicious death in Barnsley

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A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of a 52-year-old man in Barnsley.

Police launched the investigation after the man died last night.

Officers from South Yorkshire Police were called to a property in the town at around 8.20pm yesterday after receiving reports of a man with a head injury.

A statement from the force said: “Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 52-year-old man in Barnsley.

“Officers were called to a property at around 8.20pm last night, Saturday 22 August, to reports of a man with a head injury.

“The man has sadly died.”

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the death.

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