A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after cops launched manhunt last night.
Police said officers were called to a Ravensthorpe property at 6.43pm where a “woman was found seriously injured, who has passed away”.
A large scale police operation was mounted in the area, resulting in the arrest of a 35-year-old man on suspicion of murder.
Detective Chief Superintendent Sarah Jones of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “A number of enquiries remain ongoing today into what has clearly been a very serious incident in Dewsbury.
“We recognise the concern and worry this will have caused to residents in the local area and are conducting an extensive investigation into what took place.
“A man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the matter which is being treated as a domestic related incident.
“Local NPT officers will be conducting extra patrols in the local area today to reassure residents.”