BREAKING NEWS: Murder investigation launched at Darfield

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A WOMAN has died and a man arrested on suspicion of murder, at Darfield, Barnsley.

The tight-knit Darfield community is in shock after a 35-year old woman was found dead at a home on Upperwood Road, by police who were called to the property at 4.20pm yesterday.

A 42-year old man with stab injuries was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was taken to hospital from the scene, where he remains today and is said to be in a stable condition.

Police are appealing for information about the incident that has become a murder inquiry.

Anyone who feels they may be able to help should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 825 of Monday, 4 March.

A post-mortem is scheduled to take place later today, to establish exactly how the woman died.