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Double murder investigation launched after two men killed in Leeds attack

Officers are investigating the violent attack in Leeds yesterday(Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Police have launched a double murder investigation following the deaths of two men in an incident in Leeds yesterday. 

Just after 11am yesterday police received a report of a man having been stabbed in Hill Top Avenue, Harehills. 

Officers attended and found a seriously injured male in Back Hill Top Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. 

Another man was found at a nearby address with serious injuries. Police said he was taken to hospital for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later. 

A third man was also found with a serious injury to his hand. The 46-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to hospital for treatment.

Another man, 48, has been arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the incident. 

A scene is in place in the area to undergo forensic examination and specialist searches. 

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are leading the investigation. 

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