Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

MURDER PROBE; 21-Year-Old Held after Man Found Dead

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

MURDER PROBE; 21-Year-Old Held after Man Found Dead

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Byline: By NAOMI CORRIGAN

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a Teesside street.

Police were called to a terraced house at about 9pm on Saturday.

The whole street was cordoned off yesterday while a team of forensic officers searched both inside and outside the house.

Cleveland Police today confirmed the death of the man, who has not yet been named, was being treated as suspicious after the grim find in Kimberley Street, off Elwick Road, Hartlepool.

Detective Superintendent Gordon Lang, of Cleveland Police Murder Investigation Team, said today a 21-year-old man had been arrested in the Northumbria area on suspicion of murder.

He said: "An inquiry team has been established and investigations will commence in earnest this morning."

Unconfirmed reports suggested the victim may have had his throat slashed.

Police officers are believed to have been searching a stream in a nearby park, called Burn Valley Gardens. …

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