A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Rotherham.

In a statement issued late on Monday night (August 28), a spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “An investigation has been launched this evening following the death of a woman in Rotherham.

“Officers responded to The Bridleway in Rawmarsh just after 3:30pm following a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that a woman, in her 30s had been found dead inside a property. Upon officers’ arrival, a man aged 47 and a woman aged 49 were arrested on suspicion of murder. They both remain in police custody.

“The woman’s family has been informed and is being supported by officers. Scenes remain in place on The Bridleway.

“We ask that you avoid the area while officers carry out their work and enquiries. Anyone with information they believe will assist officers with their inquiry is asked to report online, via live chat or by calling 101 quoting incident number 589 of 28 August 2023.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously via independent charity Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 or www.Crimestoppers-uk.org

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