Police make arrest over death of a man in South Yorkshire

A further arrest has been made over the death of a Barnsley man.

Richard Broughton

Detectives investigating the death of Barnsley man Richard Broughton arrested a 25-year-old man last night (Friday May 5) on suspicion of murder. He currently remains in police custody.

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Mr Broughton, aged 37, was reportedly involved in an altercation in Welland Crescent, Elsecar, on Friday April 28. He died in hospital two days later on Sunday 30 April.

A post mortem examination concluded that the cause of death was multiple injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or email [email protected], quoting incident number 1021 of 28 April 2017.