Man arrested for suspected Beeston murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Leeds.

At 11:53pm last night (8 April 2021) police were called to a report of a man having been stabbed at an address in Bismarck Street, Beeston.

The victim, a 51-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance staff.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

A scene is in place at the address to undergo forensic examination.

The victim and suspect are known to each other.

The investigation is being progressed by detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police

Photo: Jeremy Morton