Harrogate police

Body found in Harrogate garden


First posted 16:46 – 9 Jan –

Police are investigating after a body was found in a garden at a property on Woodfield Road, in the Bilton area of Harrogate.

It was found by the home owner at around 9am on 9 January 2019.

North Yorkshire Police have been at the scene today and it is believed it is being treated as an unexplained death.

Update 17:13 – 9 Jan –

We have now received a further update from North Yorkshire Police.

North Yorkshire Police said:

Officers were called to a communal area of Woodfield Road, Harrogate at around 10am on Wednesday, 9 January following a sudden death of a man in his 50s.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death.

A 51-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, quoting reference 12190004942.


Further updates as we receive them.

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