Tyne & Wear

Four arrested over man's death in Whitley Bay

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Image caption Northumbria Police said a man was pronounced dead on North Parade in Whitley bay

Four men have been arrested over the death of a man in Whitley Bay.

The man in his 30s was found with injuries in a house on North Parade at 17:00 GMT on Friday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Northumbria Police said four men are in are police custody but would not say what they had been arrested on suspicion of, only that it was in connection with the death.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out on Saturday.

Det Ch Insp Shelley Hudson said: "If anyone has been in the area over the past couple of days and seen anything that may have seemed suspicious or out of the ordinary then we are keen to hear from them."

A force spokeswoman said extra officers are in the area.

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