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.