Woman and girl found dead in Leeds.

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A MAN has been arrested after a woman and a girl were found dead in a house in Leeds.

The bodies of the 31-year-old woman and eight-year-old girl were discovered when police searched a home on Kirkby Avenue in Garforth on Saturday.

Officers had initially been called at around 4pm to reports of an assault at the Fairburn Ings nature reserve near Castleford.

A four-year-old girl was also found at the house with minor injuries and transported to Leeds General Infirmary. She was later discharged.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Anyone with any information which could assist officers in their investigations should call 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111.