Police continue to quiz men over murder

Police at the scene of a murder on Eastborough.'Picture by Neil Silk'133214h
Police at the scene of a murder on Eastborough.'Picture by Neil Silk'133214h
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Police investigating a murder in Scarborough are continuing to question four men arrested in connection with the enquiry.

It was reported to North Yorkshire Police by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, who had attended the scene of a serious assault inside an address in Eastborough, at 11.40pm on Wednesday 7 August.

The scene of the murder on Eastborough earlier today

The scene of the murder on Eastborough earlier today

Officers are still working to contact the victim’s family and to carry out a formal identification.

The road between the traffic lights on Foreshore Road and Globe Street reopened at 1.30pm on Thursday 8 August.

Chief Inspector Mark Grange, of Scarborough Safer Neighbourhood Command, said: “I would like to thank the residents and business owners on Eastborough for their patience and understanding while the road was closed. I am sure they recognise the importance of gathering all of the crucial evidence regarding following this very tragic incident.”

Anyone with information that could can help this investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass the information to the Force Control Room.

People who would prefer to pass information anonymously should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please use reference number 12130134666 when providing information about this incident.