THE identity of a man whose body was found at a house in Brighouse last week has been revealed by police.

Carl Wood, 29, of Eastwood Street, Brighouse, was found at a house in Whinney Hill Park in the town at 2pm on Thursday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident, but has since been released pending further investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Gibson, who is leading the investigation, said: “The unexpected death of anyone in the community is always a shock to those locally, and extremely distressing to the family and friends of the deceased.

“Our enquiries in to understanding the circumstances that led to Mr Wood’s death are ongoing.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 quoting crime reference number 13180172665 or information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.