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Elderley pensioner murdered in Barnsley

Murder inquiry launched in Barnsley

South Yorkshire Police has launched a murder investigation tonight, Wednesday, 2 April, after the body of an elderly woman was found in Barnsley.
Emergency services were called to an address in Birkwood Avenue, Cudworth at about 5.35pm this evening.
The woman is thought to be in her 70s and from the Cudworth area.
Specialist officers are at the scene, conducting enquiries and carrying out forensic examinations.
Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 893 of 2 April or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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