A MAN is being questioned by police over the death of a woman at a house in Kirklees.
The 22-year-old was arrested on Thursday night after the woman’s body was found at The Bower in the Wilton area of Batley.
The discovery was made shortly after 8pm.
A police spokesman said: “The body of a 56-year-old woman was found at an address in The Bower in the Wilton area of Batley shortly after 8pm on March 5.
“A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.
“He is being questioned by detectives and enquiries are ongoing.”
A postmortem was carried out yesterday but the cause of death had not been determined by last night.
Police stood watch outside the semi-detached house.
Residents of The Bower yesterday said they were unaware of what had happened.
One neighbour said: “I heard a bit of a commotion but I don’t know what went on.”
Another said: “I don’t know who lives there, people tend to keep themselves to themselves round here”.