Two men arrested for murder after man dies in Dewsbury Road stabbing

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed on Dewsbury Road in Beeston.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 11:30 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 11:31 am

Police were called to Premier supermarket at 5.30pm yesterday (Thursday) after a 40-year-old man was stabbed outside the store.

He was taken to hospital but later pronounced dead.

Two men, aged 30 and 35, were arrested this morning on suspicion of murder in relation to the incident.

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There is a large police scene as officers conduct a forensic examination

A 36-year-old man was also arrested this morning on suspicion of earlier linked offences of aggravated burglary and robbery.

All three remain in custody.

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

A large police scene is in place on Dewsbury Road at the junction with Burton Avenue and Dobson Place while officers conduct forensic examination.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed outside Premier supermarket on Dewsbury Road

The Premier supermarket remains closed and a row of terraced houses on Dobson Place are cordoned off by officers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact officers via 101 quoting log 1299 of December 12 on online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.