Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Murdered Man Named; Three Held over Death of 62-Year-Old

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Murdered Man Named; Three Held over Death of 62-Year-Old

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Byline: SOPHIE DOUGHTY

POLICE today revealed the identity of a man found murdered in his home.

As detectives continued to quiz three people in connection with the killing, they revealed the deceased was called Thomas White.

The 62-year-old was found dead at his house, on Ronald Drive, in Denton, on Monday.

A man and a woman aged 56 and 48, were arrested soon after.

Police today confirmed that a 20year-old man has also been arrested. All three are now helping police with their inquiries.

Officers were called to the semidetached home, at around 5.15pm, by a member of Mr White's family who became worried after not hearing from him for a couple of days.

A murder investigation was launched after police found his body inside the house.

Tests are still being carried out to determine exactly how he died.

The probe is being led by Det Chief Insp Paul Young of Northumbria Police's major investigations team, which probes the most serious crimes in the force area. …

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