Humberside

Hockney assistant death: 'No obvious natural cause'

Dominic Elliott
Image caption Dominic Elliott, 23, was one of David Hockney's studio assistants

Tests have shown "no obvious natural causes" for the death of David Hockney's assistant.

Dominic Elliott, 23, died on Sunday after he was taken to hospital from the world-renowned artist's home in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Humberside Police said a post-mortem examination had shown no obvious natural causes for his death.

A spokeswoman said further tests would be carried out and the results would not be known for some weeks.

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