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Police name victim as Halifax murder investigation continues

A woman who died in Halifax at the weekend has been formally identified.

West Yorkshire Police formally identified the woman who died in Halifax at the weekend as Monika Lasek Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Monika Lasek, aged 36, a Polish national who had been living in Halifax for the last few years died following an incident at Solstice Way in Halifax on Sunday November 26.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday and remains in police custody as enquiries continue.



Man charged with murder after stabbing in Halifax

Police surround a house in Halifax where flowers were left following a stabbing Credit: ITV News Calendar

Police investigating the death of a man in Halifax have charged a man with murder.

Martin Wyatt, 32, from Halifax, was found with a stab wound at a house on Mixenden Road on Thursday 28 September.

Adam Grant, 28, who lives on Mixenden Road in Halifax has been charged with his murder and will appear in front of magistrates in Bradford on Monday.

A 23-year-old man who was also arrested has been released without charge.

Tributes to Martin Wyatt have been left on flowers Credit: ITV News Calendar

Jail for man who groomed young girls posing as Justin Beiber lookalike

The father of a 12-year-old girl who was tricked into sending indecent images of herself to a 30-year-old man posing online as a teenage boy has told of his anger and devastation over her ordeal.

The man and his daughter, have spoken out anonymously after Yohann Ramchelawon, who lived in Halifax, was jailed for 15 years for grooming dozens of schoolgirls by pretending to be a Justin Bieber lookalike.

Lisa Adlam's report also includes interviews with Helen Westerman from the NSPCC and Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Smith from West Yorkshire Police.

Murder inquiry after woman's body found in Halifax

A woman's body was found at a house in Halifax on Sunday Credit: Bing

A murder inquiry has started after the body of a woman was found in Halifax. Police were called to a property on Oxford Lane at 3:15pm on Sunday afternoon after the 23 year old was found dead inside. Post-mortem tests will now be carried out to find out how the woman died.

Two men aged 27 and 26 were later arrested on suspicion of murder in Leeds

A post mortem will be conducted to determine a cause of death.

'Police have launched a murder enquiry following the discovery of a woman’s body in a house in Siddall. Officers have made two arrests in connection with the investigation and those men remain in custody for questioning. I am still very much appealing for anyone who may have information or have seen suspicious behaviour outside the address to come forwards."

– Detective Chief Inspector Jaz Khan
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