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Murder investigation launched after body of woman found in Halifax house

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of murdering the 23-year-old

Oxford Lane in Siddal, Halifax. Picture from Google Street View

Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a woman was found in Calderdale.

The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are investigating and appealing for witnesses to the incident in the Siddall area of Halifax.

Emergency Services were called to a property on Oxford Lane at about 3.15pm yesterday (Sunday) after the body of a 23-year-old woman was found inside.

A post mortem will be conducted to determine a cause of death.

Det Chief Insp Jaz Khan, who is leading the investigation, said: “Police have launched a murder enquiry following the discovery of a woman’s body in a house in Siddall.

“Officers have made two arrests in connection with the investigation and those men remain in custody for questioning. I am still very much appealing for anyone who may have information or have seen suspicious behaviour outside the address to come forwards.

“Anyone who has information should contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101 referencing crime number 13170395685.

“Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”

Two men aged 27 and 26 were arrested on suspicion of murder in Leeds in connection with the incident.

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