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South Yorkshire Police launch a homicide investigation

Tuesday July 23 2013


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Detectives have started a homicide investigation after the bodies of two women were discovered at an address in Wath-upon-Dearne.

A cordoned off area on Sandygate remains closed this afternoon while enquiries continue at the scene.

A local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is assisting police with enquiries.

Anyone with information should phone South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1035 of Monday, 22 July, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Reply Posted by AbeFromPlevna on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 15:59
homicide? what the hell kind of word is that when describing Wath? It's a murder investigation, not an americanisation, or CSI Wath

Reply Posted by Caroline on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 16:07
The word Homicide does not come from America,
The word homicide comes from the 14th century. It originates from Middle English, from Old French, from the Latin word homicidium, from the word homo, and homin- meaning 'man.'
The word "homicide" , meaning a killing of one human by another, originates in Latin and Old French learning, taking "homo" to mean man, and "cide" to mean the act of killing.

Reply Posted by steve on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 23:18
Yes and we British have never used this term

Reply Posted by dawn on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 16:08
What the hell i was raised there cannot believe it has come to this yet again. does anyone know who it is .Condolances to the family

Reply Posted by Lisa on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 17:49
Friggin hell Caroline how long did it take you to google that ... Hallelujah to copy and paste . A little unnecessary really but I guess there's always 1 .. Deepest sympathy to all family's involved .!!!

Reply Posted by paul on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 17:50
Bleeding hell I used play darn there when I was a kid wth mi cousins and mi auntie n uncle still live darn that way

Reply Posted by Sophie on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 17:54
I dont think it matters what the word homicide means, two women are dead I hope for the sake of the families they get Justice, Condolences to their family and dearest friends.

Reply Posted by emma on Tuesday July 23 2013 at 19:25
:-0 whats the world coming to?! thoughts go to the families of the two ladies.

Reply Posted by craig. on Wednesday July 24 2013 at 13:18
whast this world coming to, when did we start using the word homicide?

Reply Posted by Brian on Sunday July 28 2013 at 18:22
Theres never been any murders / homicide in Cawthorne although I did run over a frog once

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