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Steven Simpson Barnsley man who died at a party. From Facebook

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DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Barnsley teenager who died after suffering burns at a party say they have spoken to everyone who was there.

Steven Simpson, aged 18, died after suffering ‘significant burns’ at the party in Pleasant View, Cudworth, Barnsley, on Saturday.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said detectives were keeping an ‘open mind’ about the motive for the attack and enquiries were on going.

He said: “All those that were at the party have now been spoken to.

“As this is a live investigation it is not appropriate for South Yorkshire Police to comment any further at this time.”

Results from a post-mortem examination on Monday are not expected for another two weeks.

The Barnsley College student was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries.

Six people, five males and a female aged from 16 to 39, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and released on bail.

The 16-year-old girl was released due to insufficient evidence.

Steven leaves behind his parents Kevin and Bernadette and his stepmother Jackie.