Second arrest in Barnsley murder investigation

Date published: 28 June 2020 17:59
Dated: 28 June 2020 18:58:18
A 41-year-old Barnsley woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender following the death of a man in Athersley this weekend.

Stephen Riley, 43, died in the early hours of Saturday (26 June) as a result of a stab wound to his chest.

A 37-year-old man, also from Barnsley, remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder earlier today.
Detectives continue to appeal for information as part of their inquiry.

If you were in the Athersley area on Friday night and saw anything suspicious, please call 101. The incident number to quote is 1227 of 26 June.

You can also report information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers, or through our online portal:
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