A MURDER investigation has been launched in Kendray after a local man died at 2am this morning (December 6).

A 29-year-old man was treated by paramedics on the scene but died shortly afterwards. A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Colley Crescent was closed following a disturbance over night.

A spokesman said: "The road is currently sealed off whilst scene of crime officers undertake a detailed examination."

Residents came on our Facebook wall at around 2am this morning, reporting that the street was blocked off with police tape and an ambulance.