Harrogate police

Police confirm outcome of investigation into the body found on Woodfield Road, Harrogate


Harrogate Police have now confirmed the outcome of the investigation into circumstances of a body that was found in a public garden area on Woodfield Road in Harrogate – 9 January 2019.

Police have said the 56 year-old man died of natural causes.

A 51-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. Officers have confirmed that their arrests were not in connection with the man’s death.

 A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said:

Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.

We hope that this information reassures members of the local community who may have had concerns around the cause of the man’s death.

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