Murder inquiry launched following death of woman in Leeds

Part of the police presence at the Saxton flats development in Leeds today.
Part of the police presence at the Saxton flats development in Leeds today.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Leeds.

Police were called to an address at the Saxton flats development in the Richmond Hill area of the city shortly before 9am yesterday.

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She is thought to have been in her 20s.

The man arrested in connection with the incident was today in custody. He is aged 25.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “A scene is in place at the address and enquiries are ongoing.

“This incident is believed to be domestic related and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with it.”