Leeds & West Yorkshire

Leeds priest found murdered after husband calls police

The death of a priest found at a house in Leeds is being treated as murder.

The body of Reverend Susan Lancaster, 67, was discovered at an address in Moortown at 22:00 BST on Thursday.

West Yorkshire Police went to the house after North Yorkshire Police received a tip-off from a male caller, understood to be her husband, Roy Lancaster.

His body was found at the foot of Malham Cove in North Yorkshire at 02:30 BST following a search party by both forces.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

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