Shopkeeper death murder probe

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead and a second seriously injured in Rotherham. A police statement said the incident followed "sightings of a man brandishing a machete in Eastwood and Rotherham town centre".

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Murder investigation after man found dead in street

Police have launched a murder investigation after one man was found dead and a second seriously injured in a residential street in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

The whole of Grosvenor Road in Rotherham is being treated as a crime scene Credit: ITV News/Rupert Evelyn

A police statement said the incident followed "sightings of a man brandishing a machete in Eastwood and Rotherham town centre".

Emergency service were called to the Grosvenor Road area of the town shortly after 2pm today. The street is cordoned off and forensics experts are at the scene.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

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