POLICE investigating the death of a man in Undercliffe on Monday have named him as 59-year-old Santokh Singh.

Mr Singh, also known as Charlie, was found with serious head injuries at a property in Airedale Road, Undercliffe at about 8.40am on Monday, November 30.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 24-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody today as a murder inquiry continues.

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Police were called to the house after reports of an assault at the property before finding Mr Singh's body.

A post-mortem has revealed he died from significant head injuries.

On Monday following the incident a Councillor spoke of his shock at the death.