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Police have confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death of a couple in Barnsley.
The 67-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were found with fatal stab wounds in Beech Close in Brierley on Saturday afternoon.
Police have confirmed that two bodies that were found at a house in Barnsley were a couple and that they died of stab wounds.
A 67-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were found dead at the property in Beech Close, Brierley on Saturday afternoon.
Officers have also confirmed that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.
Relatives are receiving support from specialist officers and they have asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.
Officers are in liaison with the coroner.
Police are currently at a property in Beech Close, Brierley, following the discovery of two bodies.
Emergency services were called to the property at around 12.40pm today following reports that the bodies of a man and a woman had been found inside.
Specialist officers are carrying out enquiries and there is an increased police presence in the area.
A man has died following a house fire in Barnsley.
Fire crews from Barnsley, Tankersley and Cudworth fire stations responded to the incident on Darley Avenue, Athersley in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The first floor of the semi-detached, brick built house was well alight and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property to search for casualties.
A man, believed to be in his 60s, was sadly found to have died.
No one else is thought to have been inside the property at the time of the incident.
An investigation into the cause of the fire will begin later today.
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A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of 46-year-old Barnsley man Nicholas Bedford.
Mr Bedford died following an alleged assault inside the Blue Room Bar in Barnsley in the early hours of Monday.
32-year-old Jason Derbyshire has been charged with manslaughter in connection with his death.
He remains in police custody and will appear at Barnsley Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.
Police are continuing to speak to a number of potential witnesses but are still very keen to hear from anyone who saw the assault take place and has yet to contact police.
Police have named the local man who died following an attack in Barnsley town centre as 46-year-old Nicholas Bedford.
Officers were called to Wellington Street at around 12.50am on Monday (2 November) to reports that a man was unconscious following an attack inside the Blue Room bar.
Mr Bedford, who is from Barnsley, was taken to hospital where he died.
A 32-year-old man from Barnsley arrested yesterday morning remains in police custody.
A Remembrance Day Parade which was cancelled due to a lack of police cover is back on again.
Organisers of the parade at Hoyland near Barnsley had called off the event after police said they could only provide one officer as an escort instead of the usual three.
Now a traffic management company has offered to provide a safe escort for all those taking part.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found unconscious inside a bar in Barnsley.
Police were called to Wellington Street at around 12.50am to reports of an assault in the Blue Room bar.
The 45-year-old man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The scene has been cordoned off.