Man dies after home attack

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 57-year-old man in the Thorpe area of Leeds

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Man who died after gang attack in Leeds named

A 57-year-old man from Leeds who died after being attacked at home by a gang has been named.

Sidney Cox died in hospital on Sunday following the attack in Thorpe day before.

A 37-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been charged with money laundering.

A 51-year-old man from Thorpe was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of assault and attempting to pervert the course of justice, along with a 50-year-old woman on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice. Both are in custody.

A 50-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed.

A 30-year-old man remains in custody.

West Yorkshire Police said reports were received at 7.23pm on Saturday, which said a man had been seriously assaulted by a number of men who arrived in a vehicle.

Fifth arrest in Thorpe murder investigation

Detectives investigating the death of a 57-year-old man in the Thorpe area of Leeds have arrested a fifth man. The 30-year-old was arrested in Doncaster on suspicion of murder. Four people have already been arrested, two of whom - a 16-year-old man and a 40-year-old man - have been released on bail.

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Scene of Thorpe murder

Police are asking anyone with any information about the muder of a 57-year-old man in the Thorpe area of Leeds, to get in touch. He has not as yet been named.

murder scene in Thorpe Credit: Calendar news
Diversions are in place in Thorpe

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Murder inquiry launched in Leeds

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 57-year-old man in the Thorpe area of Leeds. Officers were called to a property in Middleton Lane following reports that a man had been seriously assaulted by a number of men who had arrived in a vehicle.

The victim was taken to Pinderfields Hospital before being transferred to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment to head injuries. He died in the early hours of this morning.

Detectives are following various lines of enquiry and Neighbourhood Policing Team officers are on patrol in the area, responding to any concerns from local residents.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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