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Man charged over asylum seeker murder in Middlesbrough

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

A 30-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an asylum seeker in Middlesbrough.

The body of Haileab Tadesse, 35, of Eritrea, Horn of Africa was found at a house in Palm Street on Monday morning.

Police said he had died after being stabbed. A 25-year-old and an 18-year-old arrested in connection with the murder have been released without charge.

Police said Mr Tadesse had been granted asylum to remain in the UK until 2016.

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