Two arrested by police in connection with murder of a man in Whitby


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Two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a man who died after suffering serious chest injuries.

North Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of the 32-year-old man in Whitby.

A 22-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man are being questioned in connection with the man's death.

A police spokeswoman said officers were called to a disturbance at a property on Spring Hill Court at 11.25pm yesterday.

The man was pronounced dead by ambulance staff a short time later.

The property and the road have been cordoned off while police carry out investigations of the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and ask for Scarborough CID or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.