A man has died and a woman rushed to hospital after being by found by police with serious injuries in a field.

Emergency services rushed to the field in Wakefield, West Yorks,. earlier today after receiving calls from people concerned for the pair's safety.

When officers arrived, they found a man and a woman seriously injured in the field just off Hollinhirst Lane in the Netherton area of the district.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was rushed to hospital where she is being treated for her injuries.
Ambulances and forensics teams were seen near the field early in the afternoon.

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Police found the man and woman seriously injured in the field

Cops probing the tragic death are not treating it as suspicious, but are trying to piece together the moments before the incident.

A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police were called at 12.46pm today (Tuesday) to a concern for safety report at a field just off Hollinhirst Lane, Netherton.

"On arrival officers found a man and woman with serious injuries. The man was pronounced dead a short time later.

"The woman has been taken to hospital.

"While police are in the early stages of the investigation the death is not being treated as suspicious."

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