Investigation started after body found in Whitby

26 January 2013

PoliceWhitby Police Officers attended a derelict property on Broomfield Terrace, Whitby, shortly after 2pm today (Saturday 26 January 2013)

Workman carrying out renovation work on the property had found a body, which appears to have been in the property for some time.

Police spokesperson said:

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Enquiries remain ongoing to establish the identity and cause of death to establish if there are any suspicious circumstances.

A scene guard is currently in place.

While police enquiries are ongoing, we urge people to refrain from speculating about the incident.

We are not likely to be in a position to have further updates for several days. However, we will keep you updated with any developments.


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