Another man has been arrested after police launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a man’s body at a property in Sheffield.
South Yorkshire Police said on Friday its officers were called to reports that a man had been assaulted on Ironside Walk in the Gleadless area of the city at around 1.30pm on Friday, December 15. While there, officers discovered the man’s body inside a property.
A 39-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of assault and since then, along with a 35-year-old man, have been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.
The force is asking anyone with any information to get in touch via its live chat on its online portal here, or by calling 101. Anyone who is getting in touch should quote the investigation number 14/219145/23. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or here.
A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police, said: “A murder investigation is now underway following the discovery of the body of a man in Sheffield on Friday 15 December. We were called to reports that a man had been assaulted on Ironside Walk in the Gleadless area. Officers attended and the man’s body was found inside a property on the street at around 1.30pm.
“An investigation was launched and a 39-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of assault. They remain in custody at this time. The pair, plus a 35 year old man, have now been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.”