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Murder inquiry launched over pensioner death

By Mike Cotton, Town Reporter Thursday 3rd April 2014
SY Police.

A BARNSLEY pensioner was found dead yesterday prompting a murder investigation to be launched in Cudworth.


Police were called to Birkwood Avenue at about 5.35pm on Wednesday (April 2) where they discovered the woman, thought to be in her 70s.


Forensic specialists are now on the scene gathering evidence and the property has been cordoned off.


** Barnsley Chronicle reporters are now on the scene and will be preparing a report for tomorrow's edition. **