Man arrested in connection with Barnsley murder investigation

Richard Broughton
Richard Broughton

Police investigating the death of 37-year-old Richard Broughton have this afternoon arrested a suspect.

A 23-year-old man, from the Elsecar area, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody being questioned by detectives.

Mr Broughton died in hospital today after suffering fatal injuries following a reported altercation and collision in Elsecar, Barnsley, on Friday.

The driver failed to stop at the scene.

Police enquiries are continuing and witnesses are still being asked to call 101 quoting incident number 1021 of April 28, 2017.