A young woman has been found dead at a property in West Yorkshire today - sparking the launch of a murder investigation.

Officers attended a property on Broadway, Horsforth, shortly before 3.30pm on Tuesday where the woman's body was found.

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A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

Detectives said the body has not yet been formally identified but is believed to be that of a 26-year-old local woman. Her family have been informed, police said tonight.

Detective Inspector Amanda Wimbles, of West Yorkshire Police's Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: "Our enquiries into this tragic incident are in their early stages. A young woman has lost her life and an investigation is underway to establish what has taken place within this property.

"We would urge anyone who has any information that could help our enquiries into this woman's death to please contact us."

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team by calling 101 or online at: 101 Live Chat | West Yorkshire Police. Information can also be passed to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.