Officers were called to Hyrstlands Road by Yorkshire Ambulance Service shortly after 9pm to reports of a body having been discovered.
A 61-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A police scene is still in place this morning, with a cordon blocking Hyrstlands Road in both directions.
Detective Chief Inspector Marc Bowes of Protective Services (Crime) said: “Enquires remain ongoing into the incident and any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 2208 of Thursday 24 April.”
A 64 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody
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