Murder investigation launched in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 17-year-old girl in Leeds.

Police were called to an address in Tempest Road, Beeston, shortly before 5am this morning following a call from the ambulance service who were attending to a 17-year-old girl with serious injuries. 

The victim was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

An 18-year-old-man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody. 

Police enquiries are currently at an early stage and a scene is in place.

Tempest Road is shut and diversions are in place.