Murder investigation underway in Whitby

Spring Hill off Bagdale in Whitby cordoned off by police''w130801a
Spring Hill off Bagdale in Whitby cordoned off by police''w130801a
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POLICE have launched a murder investigation after a “domestic disturbance” in Whitby.

They were called to an address at Spring Hill Court on Friday night to find a 32 year-old Whitby man had suffered serious chest injuries.

He was pronounced dead a short time later by ambulance staff.

Police said a 23 year old woman and a 24 year old man had been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody where they are being questioned.

A scene guard remains in place while police carry out further inquiries into the man’s death.

A police spokesperson said they are not in a position to release any further details at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 and ask for Scarborough CID.