WEST Yorkshire Police has confirmed that detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Bramley earlier today.

At 3:04pm, police were contacted by the ambulance service who had been called to reports of a man with a stab wound on Broadlea Terrace.

The man, aged in his 40s, received emergency treatment at the scene but was pronounced deceased a short time later.

A 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with incident.

A scene is currently in place and enquiries are ongoing by the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.