Leeds & West Yorkshire

Murder arrest after woman's body found in Leeds

Police outside a house in Leeds where a woman was found dead
Image caption Police were gathering evidence at the house

A man has been been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of 43-year-old woman was found at a house in Leeds.

Police discovered the body at a property on Osmondthorpe Lane just after 00:00 GMT.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A 39-year-old man remains in custody. Detectives from the homicide and major inquiry team are investigating.

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