Two elderly women found dead in Moortown home

Two women have been found dead at a property in Moortown.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 6:12 pm

Police were called to Stonegate Road yesterday (Sunday) just before 12.30pm after neighbours raised concerns for the elderly occupants.

Police found two women, aged 78 and 81, dead inside the property.

Their deaths are being treated as unexplained and officers are trying to establish the circumstances of what happened.

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Stonegate Road, Moortown (photo: Google).

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "At 12:28pm yesterday (28/2) police received a call from a neighbour raising concerns for the elderly occupants of an address in Stonegate Road, Moortown.

"Officers attended and found the two women, aged 78 and 81, dead inside the property.

"Their deaths are being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances."

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