Body found on Hunslet Moor

A man has been arrested after a body was found on Hunslet Moor yesterday (8 September 2020). In a statement West Yorkshire Police said:

“At 4.24pm yesterday (8 September 2020) police were contacted by a member of the public who had found the body of a man in bushes near to the footbridge over the M621 at Burton Row in Hunslet.

“Officers attended and confirmed the male was deceased. A scene was put in place to undergo forensic examination and searches.

“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

“A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in custody.“


10 Replies to “Body found on Hunslet Moor”

  1. Just down the road from where I live … shocking! Not surprisingthough I have to say, unfortunately.
    I have lived here for 6 years, and I have noticed a dramatic change in this area over the past 2 to three years, especially.
    I personally do not feel ‘safe’ in my own house anymore.
    I have even resorted to locking my front gate, even when inside my house, to feel safer.
    So many ‘lowlifes’ hanging around the area now.
    A great shame, as it was once a lovely place to live

    1. I agree with Lou things have got worse in this area. I keep my doors locked and always leave a light on if it’s dark.. No longer use cash point at Tescos as fed up of getting asked for money by beggars who sit right next to it. Don’t walk to shops after dark. Often see various people hanging about who from way they behave seem to have had far to much to drink or used some drug – spice – terrible

      1. every time i go to tesco at least four people ask for money or cigs ,at one time i did give the odd bit of change or a cig but they started taking piss ,i told one of them i would see what i had when i.came out and did he wait oh yes ,one of the reasons i dont go much now

  2. Regarding Trescothick and people begging a mate told a beggar outside Trescothick he’d no money only his bank card on him to which the beggar asked him to draw him some money out of cash machine to give to him !!! Unbelievable !

  3. Eddie was laid to rest over the weekend he had a good send off from his family members in Durham
    I hope the guy they arrested gives his family some closure on. How Eddie died at least he’s. At peace and no longer suffering RiP and sweet dreams xx

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