A murder investigation is under way after a man was found dead at a house in Doncaster.
Mark Stannard's body was discovered in the property on Burton Avenue in Balby at 3:30pm on Wednesday.
A post-mortem revealed he had died form serious internal injuries.
Three people, two men and a woman, all from Doncaster have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently being questioned by detectives.
Mark’s dad, sister and niece have paid tribute to him, saying:
– Family statement
We are devastated to hear of Mark’s death. He was a loving son, brother and uncle. This is a very difficult time for us all, coming to terms with what has happened. We’d now like to be left alone to grieve in peace.
Anyone with information about Mark Stannard’s death is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 11.