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Murder arrest after woman's death in Halifax

Silver Street, Halifax Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was found unconscious in Silver Street, Halifax, in the early hours of Sunday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman found unconscious in a street died.

The 26-year-old woman had been injured in a fight in Silver Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, at about 02:15 GMT.

She was taken to hospital and died a short time later. Her cause of death is not yet known.

Officers said the 26-year-old arrested man was in custody and a cordon was in place on Silver Street for forensic examinations to be carried out.

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