A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out this afternoon on the body of a man found dead in a shop in Eastwood, Rotherham.
The 40-year-old, named locally as Parvaiz Iqbal died yesterday following the attack on Grosvenor Road shortly after 2pm yesterday.
A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody where he is being questioned by detectives.
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The victim is believed to be a man in his 50's. He was found collapsed at a property on Ascot Parade on Tuesday 29 November.
The 60-year-old is reportedly facing an 18-month suspension and a fine relating to an illegal payment made to an unlicensed agent.
Andrew Roddison, the former Labour member for Brinsworth and Catcliffe at Rotherham Council, was found guilty by magistrates last month.