26/07/2007

Suspicious death at West Yorkshire railway station

A railway station in West Yorkshire has been closed following the discovery of a man's body in the car park.

Police were called to Fitzwilliam Train Station at Fitzwilliam in Pontefract just before 1:45am where the body was found.

The man was taken to Pontefract General Infirmary where he was pronounced dead. The death is being treated as suspicious.

Two males were arrested at the scene in connection with the death and are currently in custody.

The main Leeds to London rail line was closed for two hours while investigations took place. The train station has been closed and will remain closed while the scene is examined. However, the line has since re-opened.

(KMcA/SP)

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