Murder arrest after injured woman's death

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A man is being held on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman. [Getty]

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Rotherham.

South Yorkshire Police said officers were called to an address in Herringthorpe just before 18:00 BST on Friday.

A woman was found with serious injuries at the property and despite medical attention was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson said a 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

A scene and road closures have been put in place in Herringthorpe to enable officers to carry out their investigation, they added.

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