Body of man found in house in Hoyland Common

Several roads have been closed whist investigations continue into the death Credit: Calendar news

A man's body has been found in a house in Sheffield Road at Hoyland Common. Several nearby roads have been closed and a fire service chemicals unit is at the scene. Residents are not allowed to return to their homes yet.

Several nearby roads have also been closed. Police say they do not believe the death of the 31 year old man to be suspicious circumstances but that chemicals were been found in the house.

Fire crews were called to establish what the chemicals were and to make sure the scene was safe before paramedics were allowed in.

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