Man and woman arrested after murder investigation launched in West Yorkshire

Two people have been arrested after a murder investigation was launched in West Yorkshire.

Saturday, 7th August 2021, 3:12 pm
Updated Saturday, 7th August 2021, 3:17 pm

Police were called to Myrtle Avenue. in Halifax at 8.57am on Saturday, August 7.

A man was found injured in the street.

The man, who is believed to be in his twenties, was taken to hospital.

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A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found injured in Myrtle Avenue. Photo: Google.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have arrested two people in connection with the investigation.

A 35-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man, both from the Halifax area, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

They remain in custody.

Anyone with information that may assist is asked to contact the police on 101 or via the website.

The log reference is 0468 of 7 August.