Arrest after body discovered under car

Arrest after body discovered under car

A MAN has been arrested following the discovery of a woman’s body underneath a car in Cleckheaton early on Sunday morning.

The 44-year-old woman, who has not been named, was trapped beneath a parked and unattended Vauxhall Omega on Prospect Street.

Just after midnight a passer-by reported finding a body to police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man, 57, from Cleckheaton, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and drink driving. He is now on bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Chief Inspector Adrian Taylor, Senior Investigating Officer, said: “This investigation is in its early stages and we are still establishing the circumstances of the incident.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity of Prospect Street around this time who has any information which could aid the ongoing investigation.”

Information can be passed either to West Yorkshire Police’s Protective Services (Crime) department on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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