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Man arrested after body found at Arbourthorne flats

Block of flats on Brimmesfield Close, Sheffield Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of the 54-year-old man was found at a block of flats

A man has been arrested after a body was found by a block of flats in Sheffield.

A 54-year-old man was found dead at Brimmesfield Close in Arbourthorne at about 01:45 BST, South Yorkshire Police said.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The force has asked anyone with information to come forward.

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Det Ch Insp Mark Oughton said the death was not being linked to the shooting a of a 12-year-old boy in Arbourthorne on 12 January.

Image caption A cordon is in place at Brimmesfield Close

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