Woman found dead in Leeds treated as murder

Police officers at the murder scene at Talbot Avenue

Police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 67-year-old woman at a property on Talbot Avenue in Moortown, North Leeds.

Forensic police vehicle at the murder scene at Talbot Avenue

Forensic police vehicle at the murder scene at Talbot Avenue

Officers were contacted by a man at 10pm last night concerning a woman who was found dead. West and North Yorkshire Police forces began enquiries to find the man due to concerns over his welfare.

A body of a 54-year-old man was also found at 2:30am today at the bottom of Malham Cove in North Yorkshire.

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Dunkerley, from West Yorkshire Police Protective Services (Crime), said: “Our enquiries are still at an early stage but we are treating the woman’s death as murder.

“We are not yet in a position to confirm the identities of those involved. We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.”

 

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