Chemicals found in house after man dies suddenly in Dewsbury

Emergency services are working at a house in Dewsbury after a man died there suddenly today.

Tuesday, 14th November 2017, 2:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:52 am
Emergency services descended on Jackson's Lane in Thornhill earlier today. Picture: Google

Police, specialist firefighters and paramedics are all currently at the scene in Jackson's Lane, Thornhill.

It follows the sudden death of a 76-year-old man, who has not yet been named.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Due to chemical materials found in the house, specialist firefighters have attended alongside the ambulance service and the police.

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"There is not believed to be any wider threat to the general public and enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances of the man’s death."