Woman charged with Whitby man’s murder

26 February 2013

PoliceDetectives investigating the death of a 32-year-old Whitby man have charged a woman with his murder.

Rebecca Dormer, aged 22, was arrested following an incident at Spring Hill Court on Friday 22 February 2013.

Officers were granted more time to question her and she was charged yesterday. (Monday 25 February 2013).

Dormer, of Spring Hill Court, Whitby, appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court to answer the murder charge this afternoon.

She has been remanded in custody and will reappear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday 27 February 2013.

A 24-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released without further police action.

The police are now able to identify the victim. He has been named as Gareth Bryan Matthews, aged 32, of Spring Hill Court, Spring Hill, Whitby.

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