Arrest Over Barnsley Murder

23 February 2014, 07:01 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A 27 year old man's been arrested on suspicion of murder in Barnsley.

It comes after the body of a man was found at an address on Sackville Street on Tuesday, 18th February.

Police found 51-year-old Gary Roy Collins' body at the house, after concerns were raised by his family for his welfare.

A post-mortem examination has proved inconclusive and further tests are being carried out to establish the cause of the death.

The 27-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning (22nd February) and he is currently in police custody.

While formal identification has not yet been carried out, officers are satisfied the body is that of 51-year-old Mr Collins.