Murder investigation launched in Rotherham

Date published: 06 October 2021 10:58
Dated: 06 October 2021 11:58:01

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in Rotherham yesterday (Tuesday 5 October).

Emergency services were called at 1.10pm to reports a man had been assaulted on Williams Street, Parkgate, Rotherham.

The 45-year-old was found with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital but sadly died approximately three hours later.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place later today.

Police arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder yesterday evening. He remains in police custody.

There will be a police presence on Williams Street and the surrounding area today while officers carry out their enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

If you have any information, or saw or heard anything suspicious at the time which may help the investigation, please call 101 quoting incident number 375 of 5 October 2021.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers to pass any information over by calling 0800 555 111.

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