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Police have launched an investigation into the death of a man at a flat in Holmfirth.

The 26-year-old was pronounced dead after officers attended the property on Upperthong Lane at 8.14am.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and the man's family have been informed.

The case has been passed onto the coroner.

Neighbours spotted a large number of emergency vehicles on the quiet lane, on the edge of Holmfirth village centre, this morning.

A police spokesperson said: "Officers attended an address on Upperthong Lane in Holmfirth at 8:14 this morning.

"A 26-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the property.

"There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

"A file has been passed to the coroner."

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Police have confirmed the man has died

Police have now confirmed that the man found in a serious condition this morning has died.

Officers said the man, 26, was pronounced dead at a property on Upperthong Lane at Holmfirth.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

A file has been passed to the coroner.”

Neighbours on police activity

Neighbours speak of their shock after a man found in a serious conditions in Holmfirth.

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Statement from West Yorkshire Police

We have received a statement from West Yorkshire Police.

It says:

Police were called at 08:14am this morning to reports that a 27 year old man had been found in a serious condition at an address on Upperthong Lane in Holmfirth.

Ambulance crews were called to the scene and enquiries are currently ongoing to establish the nature of the incident.

Scene of serious incident

The scene of the police activity is not a business premises, but a private house.

Photos from the scene

Video from the scene

Our photographer Simon Morley has sent this video showing the scene of police activity

Report from eyewitness

An eyewitness says police, ambulances and CID vehicles are in the area on Upperthong Lane.

We also understand that forensics teams may be in attendance.

Area where police are

This is the area in Holmfirth where police are dealing with a serious incident this morning.

It’s on Upperthong Lane, just off the main road through Holmfirth.

Upperthong Lane, just off the main road in Holmfirth
Upperthong Lane, just off the main road in Holmfirth

Serious incident in Holmfirth

There is police activity in the Holmfirth area after a serious incident this morning.

West Yorkshire Police were called at 8.14am on Monday morning after getting reports of the serious incident.

We understand from eyewitnesses that a number of police cars and ambulances were in the area

Police remain at the scene this morning.