Arrest made in Huddersfield murder investigation

Police have arrested a man.
Police have arrested a man.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 79-year-old man was found in Huddersfield.

Detectives launched an investigation following the discovery of a man’s body at a house this morning, police confirmed.

West Yorkshire Police said officers attended an address in Royds Avenue, Paddock, at around 6.30am today where the body 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.

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