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Woman's death 'unexplained' after body recovered from house following fire near Selby

The house was cordoned off today Credit: ITV news

A woman's body has been recovered from a house following a fire in a village near Selby.

Emergency services were called to Moat Way in Brayton at 1am today.

North Yorkshire Police said the body of a woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found at the address.

The scene has been cordoned off.

A force spokesman said: "Detectives are currently treating her death as unexplained and are urging witnesses to get in touch."

Police appeal to trace wanted Goole man

Police are appealing for help to trace a wanted man from Goole.

Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Paul Eldin has failed to answer bail and attend court in relation to an assault.

Police say he has connections in the Snaith and Selby area and Castleford, West Yorkshire.

Officers are urging anyone with any information about Eldin's whereabouts to get in touch.


Police searching for missing Selby man

Police in Selby are asking for the public's help in trying to find a missing man.

Have you seen Daniel? Credit: North Yorkshire Police

34-year-old Daniel Mallows was last seen at 06:45 on Wednesday morning at his home in Fir Tree Close.

Officers say they are extremely concerned for Mr Mallows' welfare and appeal to anyone with any information as to his whereabouts to get in touch as a matter of urgency.


Trains between Leeds, York and Selby delayed after man 'electrocuted' on rail track

Trains between Leeds, York and Selby are delayed by up to an hour tonight after a man ran on to the rail track near Leeds station.

Emergency services are dealing with the incident on the railway line adjacent to George Street in Leeds. It's believed the man suffered an electric shock after running on to the track at around 1538 today.

Delays are expected to continue until 17:30, according to National Rail.

“Our officers were called to the railway line near to Mecca Bingo on George Street in Leeds today, Tuesday, 3 November at 3.38pm, following reports of a male being electrocuted on the track.

The male, who has yet to be identified but is believed to be in his early 20’s, was treated at the scene by paramedics from West Yorkshire Ambulance service. He has been taken to hospital suffering from severe burns where his condition has been described as critical.

Officers are currently working to determine how the man sustained his injuries but at this stage are not treating the incident as suspicious.

The northbound lines out of the station were closed for a period of time whilst officers dealt with the incident. They re-opened at 4.32pm.”

– Spokeswoman, British Transport Police
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