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Man charged with murder after Pontefract death

Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A man has been charged with murder following the death of another man in Pontefract yesterday morning.

Sean Keena, 39, of South Baileygate, Pontefract has been charged with the murder of Mark Long, 45, also of South Baileygate and will appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on Saturday morning (25/08)

Police say the alleged offence took place in the early hours of Thursday morning at flats at the address.

Man arrested in connection with Pontefract death

Credit: West Yorkshire Fire

A man has been arrested following an incident which led to the death of another man in Pontefract.

Police and emergency services were called to a property on South Baileygate at 2.40am this morning.

Upon arrival, they found a 45-year-old man with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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