A 40-YEAR-OLD Barnsley man has been arrested and taken into police custody on suspicion of murder, by detectives investigating the death of a 73-year-old woman in the town.

The arrest follows the launch of an investigation after the woman’s body was found at a house on Roy Kilner Road on Thursday morning.

Officers continue to appeal for information from anyone who has seen the woman’s red Audi TT, registration number YM17 SYJ, which police believe was taken from the house at 9pm on Wednesday evening.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 141 of 31 May 2018. You can also call our incident room directly on 01709 443510 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.