Tyne & Wear

Whitley Bay wheelie bin fire death: No third party involvement

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Image caption Mr Robson was found following reports of a fire in a bin store off Whitley Road

Northumbria Police says there is no third party involvement in the death of a man whose body was found following a wheelie bin fire on North Tyneside.

Darren Robson, 43, from Whitley Bay, was discovered by firefighters after reports of a fire in a bin store off Whitley Road on 21 November.

Officers initially had an "open mind" about the death, but now believe there was no third party involvement.

An inquest into Mr Robson's death will take place.

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