Friday 20 April 2018

Man (18) arrested on suspicion of murder after death of 17-year-old girl

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Dave Higgens

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 17-year-old girl.

West Yorkshire Police said officers were called to an address in the Beeston area of Leeds following reports of a woman with serious injuries.

A spokesman said: "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 inquiries are currently at an early stage and a scene is in place."

The incident took place at an address in Tempest Road, Beeston. Officers were called shortly before 5am on Friday.

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