Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in Pontefract last night.
Police were called to Beastfair after reports that a 71-year-old local man had been assaulted at 11.40pm last night.
He was taken to Pontefract Hospital where he died from his injuries.
A 39-year-old Pontefract man has been arrested in connection with the assault and is in custody pending further inquiries.
Det Supt David Pervin, of the homicide and major inquiry team, said: “Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact Wood Street help desk on 01924 293258.”