Barnsley stabbing: Two more arrested in murder investigation after man dies of multiple stab wounds

Crime scene investigators at the scene in Wosbrough
Crime scene investigators at the scene in Wosbrough

A post-mortem examination has revealed a man in his 30s who was killed in Barnsley last night, September 5, died of multiple stab wounds.

Two men aged 24 and 25 have been arrested on suspicion of murder this afternoon, and remain in police custody.

The 45-year-old woman and 44-year-old man who were arrested on suspicion of murder earlier today also remain in custody as enquiries continue.

Police at the scene in Wosbrough
Police at the scene in Wosbrough

Police were called to a property on George Street, Worsbrough, at 11:19pm on Tuesday night following a report that a man had been stabbed.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Detective Chief Inspector Phil Etheridge, leading the investigation, said: “I know serious incidents such as this can have a devastating impact on the wider community and we are working round the clock to determine exactly what happened.

“There will continue to be an increased police presence in the area today and tomorrow as our enquiries continue, and I would urge anyone with any information or concerns to speak to officers.”

Anyone with information which may assist police is asked to pass it on via South Yorkshire Police’s online live chat, online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 1165 of 5 September when you get in touch.

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