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Leeds priest killed in murder-suicide

A priest from Leeds was found murdered at her home hours before police discovered the body of her husband at a North Yorkshire beauty spot.

The body of the Rev Susan Lancaster, 67, known locally as Louise, was found at her semi-detached property in Talbot Avenue in Roundhay.

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Murdered woman named

Rev Susan Lancaster

A woman who was found murdered at her home in Leeds yesterday has been named.

Suzanne Louise Lancaster, aged 67, was found by officers who attended her address in Talbot Avenue after a man contacted North Yorkshire Police with information.

The 54-year-old man who was subsequently found dead at Malham Cove has also been named as her husband Roy Lancaster.

Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson, of West Yorkshire Police Protective Services (Crime), said: "We have been in contact with the couple's family and our enquiries are ongoing. As we said earlier, we are not looking for anyone in connection with this incident."

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