Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Barnsley woman's death: Two murder suspects arrested

Police officer outside the house in Cudworth
Image caption Forensic examinations are being carried out, said police

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Barnsley.

South Yorkshire Police said the woman was found at a property on Birkwood Avenue, Cudworth, at 17:35 BST on Wednesday.

The woman, who has not been named, is believed to be in her 70s and from the Cudworth area.

Police said a 23-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were in custody.

The force said officers remained at the property in Birkwood Avenue as forensic examinations were carried out.

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