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Police name victim as Halifax murder investigation continues

A woman who died in Halifax at the weekend has been formally identified.

West Yorkshire Police formally identified the woman who died in Halifax at the weekend as Monika Lasek Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Monika Lasek, aged 36, a Polish national who had been living in Halifax for the last few years died following an incident at Solstice Way in Halifax on Sunday November 26.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday and remains in police custody as enquiries continue.


Man charged with murder after stabbing in Halifax

Police surround a house in Halifax where flowers were left following a stabbing Credit: ITV News Calendar

Police investigating the death of a man in Halifax have charged a man with murder.

Martin Wyatt, 32, from Halifax, was found with a stab wound at a house on Mixenden Road on Thursday 28 September.

Adam Grant, 28, who lives on Mixenden Road in Halifax has been charged with his murder and will appear in front of magistrates in Bradford on Monday.

A 23-year-old man who was also arrested has been released without charge.

Tributes to Martin Wyatt have been left on flowers Credit: ITV News Calendar

Jail for man who groomed young girls posing as Justin Beiber lookalike

The father of a 12-year-old girl who was tricked into sending indecent images of herself to a 30-year-old man posing online as a teenage boy has told of his anger and devastation over her ordeal.

The man and his daughter, have spoken out anonymously after Yohann Ramchelawon, who lived in Halifax, was jailed for 15 years for grooming dozens of schoolgirls by pretending to be a Justin Bieber lookalike.

Lisa Adlam's report also includes interviews with Helen Westerman from the NSPCC and Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Smith from West Yorkshire Police.

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