Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Murder inquiry launched in Rotherham after man's death

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Rotherham.

The 59-year-old man was found injured at a house on Swinburne Place, Herringthorpe, at about 19:30 BST on Sunday after reports a man had been assaulted.

He was taken to Rotherham District General Hospital where he later died.

A 55-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody, said South Yorkshire Police.

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