It's believed that Danny Kelly, the amateur rugby player from Haworth, may have been assaulted before dying on holiday in Greece this week.
Police in Greece have launched an investigation into the death of the 23-year-old, who died on Monday on the Greek island of Zakynthos.
Representatives of the family say it is understood that Mr Kelly was the victim of a serious assault and had fled into the sea.
Investigations are still at an early stage. It's understood there may be a second post mortem once Kelly's body is returned to the UK.
Vale Mill Lane in Haworth is closed in both directions due to an accident.
It happened between the B6242 Haworth Road and the B6143 Chapel Lane/ Lidget.
Traffic is affected between Haworth and Oakworth.
It is 199 years today since the novelist and poet Charlotte Bronte was born - and plans to celebrate next year's bicentenary of her birth will be unveiled later today. The Brontë Society will launch Bronte 200 at the parsonage in Haworth where the literary family lived. The programme of events will also commemorate the births of Charlotte's three siblings, Branwell, in 2017, Emily, in 2018 and Anne, in 2020.
The Society also plans to commemorate Patrick Brontë in 2019, 200 years after he was invited to take up the Parson's role in Haworth.
There will be a march from the Haworth Fire Station at 1pm today, as campaigners aim to prevent its closure.
It was originally due to close two years ago but is now due to shut on New Year's Eve.
A power cut threatened to spoil the party in Haworth but overnight repairs and a never-say-die attitude won over to make the day a truly memorable experience.
Adam Fowler was there: