Police name victim of West Yorkshire motorbike crash

Jacob Chothia.
Jacob Chothia.

The body of a man found near Hebden Bridge has been identified by police.

West Yorkshire Police have named Jacob Chothia, 21, from Mytholmroyd, as the man found following a crash on Burnley Road, near to the junction of Carr Lane, on Thursday.

Officers believe that Mr Chothia’s motorcycle left the road and collided with a tree on Wednesday at some point after 1.30am, when he was last seen in Hebden Bridge.

Anyone with information about Mr Chothia’s movements after the time he was last seen should call police on 101 quoting log 452 of August 11.