Tees

Hartlepool death: Six murder arrests after body found

Police on Rydal Street
Image caption Emergency services were called to reports of a disturbance on Rydal Street

Six men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a house in Hartlepool.

Emergency services were called to Rydal Street, at 21:00 BST on Monday after reports of a disturbance.

Cleveland Police has not yet revealed information on the victim's identity or cause of death but said he was aged 39.

The men, aged between 30 and 54, are held on suspicion of murder, and a further man, aged 26 has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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