Fifth person arrested orkshire over murder after man dies

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Police have arrested a fifth person in South Yorkshire on suspicion of murder after a man died after a serious assault.

The 30-year-old was the latest person to be detained after a 57-year-old man was attacked at a home in Thorpe, on the outskirts of Leeds.

A 16-year-old male and a 40-year-old man, who were arrested in Doncaster and Wombwell, Barnsley, have been released on bail.

Another 16-year-old and a woman, aged 37, were also arrested in the Bentley area of Doncaster earlier this week and remain in police custody.

It is thought the man who died - who has not been named - was allegedly attacked by a gang who smashed their way into a property after arriving in a car on Saturday,

He sustained head injuries and died in hospital on Sunday morning.