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A 47-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Castleford.
The body of 39-year old Jeffrey Howarth was found on Thursday at a property on Gannet Close.
Ian Robinson, from Castleford, was charged last night with manslaughter and will appear before Wakefield Magistrates tomorrow. He remains in police custody.
A 25-year-old man who was also arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday in relation to this case, has now been released on bail.
Police investigating the death of a 39-year-old man in Castleford are conducting house-to-house enquiries in the area.
Forensic examinations are being carried out at the property in Gannet Close, where the deceased was found.
A post mortem is being conducted today, formal identification has not been carried out but next of kin have been informed.
The victim suffered significant facial and head injuries and we are continuing our enquiries today to establish the circumstances around his death.
A 47-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a body was found at a house in Castleford.
Emergency services were called to Gannet Close at around 8.25am today and found the body of a 39-year-old man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Test are due to take place to find out how he died.
A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Emergency services remain at a primary school in Castleford that was hit by a fire last night.
At its height around 40 firefighters tackled the blaze at Airedale Junior School on Fryston Road.