Leeds & West Yorkshire

Brighouse: Man's death prompts murder inquiry

Thornes Park, Brighouse Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was found with serious head injuries in Thornes Park, Brighouse

A man found with serious head injuries in West Yorkshire has died in hospital, leading to a murder inquiry.

The unnamed 33-year-old man was found injured at Thornes Park, Brighouse, shortly before 01:40 BST on Monday.

The man, from nearby Rastrick, was taken to hospital, but later died from his injuries.

West Yorkshire Police said two men, aged 32 and 44, and a 52-year-old woman had been arrested and were being questioned in custody.

Det Ch Insp Tony Nicholson said: "If anyone saw any suspicious activity in or around Thornes Park late on Sunday night or early on Monday morning then please get in contact."

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