Three arrested after death of Mark Stannard in Doncaster

Mark Stannard Mr Stannard's body was found at his home in Balby on 3 October

Police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with the death of a man in Doncaster.

The body of 45-year-old Mark Stannard was found at a house on Burton Avenue, Balby, on 3 October.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died from serious internal injuries and a murder inquiry was launched, South Yorkshire Police said.

Officers said the three individuals were from Doncaster and had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mr Stannard lived at the Burton Avenue property with two other men.

His family said in a statement they were "devastated" by his death.

"This is a very difficult time for us all, coming to terms with what has happened. We'd now like to be left alone to grieve in peace."

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Weather

Sheffield

Min. Night 9 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.