Sunday, January 15, 2012

Murder Investigation after Mother and Child are found Dead at a House in Leeds, 36 Year Old Man Arrested


A murder investigation has been launched after the bodies of a woman and an eight-year-old girl were found at a house in Leeds, police said.

They were discovered in Kirkby Avenue, Garforth. Officers also found a four-year-old girl with minor injuries.

She was treated at Leeds General Infirmary and later discharged.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

A spokeswoman for the West Yorkshire force said: "Police were called around 4pm to reports of an assault near the Fairburnings Nature Reserve near Castleford.

"Officers attended and following initial inquiries a house search was subsequently conducted at an address in Kirkby Avenue in Garforth in Leeds.

"A 31-year-old woman and an eight-year-old girl were found deceased in the property.

"A four-year-old girl was also found with minor injuries. She was taken to Leeds General Infirmary and later discharged. Read More