Police ask for information following York death


York Police have launched an investigation after a man was found dead at a property in York.

Police attended a property on Burton Green in York at around 6.50am on the morning of Sunday 6 December 2015 where 32-year-old Gary ‘Eddie’ Illingworth was found deceased.

Officers are treating his death as unexplained and are carrying out an investigation to determine how he died and the circumstances that led to his death.

As part of those enquiries, detectives are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard from Mr Illingworth between 11.45pm on the night of Saturday 5 December and 6.40am on the morning of Sunday 6 December 2015, to contact them.

Police also want to locate a bicycle that Mr Illingworth uses which is described as a silver coloured, ladies’ mountain bike. If you have found a discarded bike or know where the cycle is, please contact the police.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for York Serious Crime Team or email SCTYork@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference number 12150216162 when passing on information.


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