Three arrested after man's body found in Middlesbrough

Scene of Middlesbrough body find
Image caption The man's body was found in Palm Street in Middlesbrough

Three men have been arrested after a man's body was found in Middlesbrough.

Cleveland Police were called to the Palm Street area of the town at about 2100 BST on Monday where the man's body was found in a house.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and police said they were treating it as suspicious. A post-mortem examination will be carried out later.

Three men, aged 18, 25 and 30, were arrested in connection with the incident and are in custody.

Police are appealing for witnesses particularly anyone who was in the Palm Street area between 1800 BST and 2200 BST.

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