Leeds & West Yorkshire

Batley murder inquiry: Man killed in baseball bat attack

Officers at the scene
Image caption Officers are carrying out forensic examinations at the scene

A murder inquiry has been launched after a man was battered to death with a baseball bat.

The 31-year-old suffered fatal head injuries in the attack in Town Street, Batley, West Yorkshire, at about 22:00 BST on Friday.

A 35-year-old man from Dewsbury was arrested on suspicion of murder after he went to hospital with stab wounds.

Det Ch Insp Ian Scott said it was an isolated incident and officers were not looking for anyone else over the death.

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Image caption West Yorkshire Police said the man was attacked in Town Street

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