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Whitley Bay death: Two more teenagers arrested over Lee Devlin death

Lee Devlin Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Police want to establish what happened after Lee Devlin arrived at the Metro station

Two more teenagers have been arrested over the death of a man found on the ground near Whitley Bay Metro station.

Lee Devlin, 40, from Whitley Bay, died in hospital after being found unconscious near the station at about 23:00 BST on Friday.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, arrested in connection with the incident have been bailed pending further inquiries.

A 16-year-old boy has now been arrested on suspicion of murder and a girl, 16, for causing grievous bodily harm.

Northumbria Police said both were helping with officers' enquiries.

Mr Devlin travelled by metro from Howdon and arrived at Whitley Bay station at 21:45 BST.

Northumbria Police said it was trying to establish what happened after his arrival at the station.

A post-mortem was inconclusive, officers said.

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