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Roads closed after body find

Tuesday 14th August 2012

Several roads in Hoyland Common have been closed following the discovery of a man's body.

 

Police were alerted to the 31-year-old's death at about 11am on Tuesday and officers were sent to a property on Sheffield Road.

 

A police source said there were not believed to be any suspicious circumstances but chemicals had been found in the house. Fire crews were called to establish what the chemicals were and make sure the scene was safe before paramedics were allowed in.

 

The force is expected to release a statement this afternoon.

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Posted by Mrs bamforth I Tue 14th Aug 2012 at 2:11pm

Roads closed from birdwell roundabout and juntction of Sheffield rd traffice lights

Posted by Mrs banforth I Tue 14th Aug 2012 at 2:12pm

Roads closed from birdwell roundabout and traffic lights at Sheffield rd

Posted by Jo I Tue 14th Aug 2012 at 3:51pm

Roads are still closed

Posted by tez I Tue 14th Aug 2012 at 4:21pm

Anyone have an idea how long roads will be shut for? Is all Sheffield road shut?