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Woman's body found in Rotherham

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Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a woman's body in Rotherham last night (Sunday 25 February).

At around 11.25pm, police were called by ambulance staff to a property on Pitt Street, in the Kimberworth area - where the body of a 29-year-old woman was found.

A post mortem is expected to be carried out later today to determine the cause of her death.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody.

Blaze at disused building in Rotherham

Credit: South Yorkshire Fire

Firefighters are tackling a fire at a disused building on Doncaster Road, Dalton in Rotherham.

At the height of the fire overnight, there were six fire engines at the scene, with three still in attendance.

Officers managed to get the blaze under control at 8am this morning.

Police say Doncaster Road is partially closed and are urging people to try and avoid the area if possible.


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