28/12/2018

Update on Eston Murder Investigation

Police have made a further arrest in connection with the death of a man, believed to be aged in his thirties, at an address on Eston High Street on Boxing Day (Wednesday 26th December).

Officers attended the address at around 8.30pm and the man was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Detectives have now arrested a 37-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and she remains in police custody.

Three other men aged 29, 30 and 32 also remain in custody on suspicion of murder and a 38-year-old man has been released without charge. 

The victim has not yet been formally identified.

We would ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area on the afternoon or evening of Boxing Day to contact Cleveland Police in complete confidence via the 101 number.  Please quote event 234687.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.