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Murder probe after attack victim Stanley Burgon dies

Stanley Burgon Image copyright Cleveland Police
Image caption Stanley Burgon died in hospital three days after being attacked in his home

A murder investigation is under way after a man died of head injuries three days after being attacked.

Stanley Burgon, 56, was found badly hurt at his home in Rydal Street, Hartlepool, on 18 November.

He was being treated at James Cook University Hospital and died on Monday.

A woman, 32, and man, 42, arrested in connection with the attack have been bailed. A post-mortem examination has taken place and further tests are being conducted, Cleveland Police said.

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