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Man found dead at house in Scarborough named

Shaun Atkinson Image copyright North Yorks Police
Image caption Shaun Atkinson was found dead at the house on 27 December

A man who was found dead at a house in Scarborough has been named by police.

Shaun Atkinson, 49, was found dead at the house in St John's Avenue in the North Yorkshire town on 27 December. Police said paramedics were called to the scene but he had already died.

Father and son Barry Rewcroft, 51, and Ruben Rewcroft, 20, both of Raincliffe Avenue, Scarborough, have been charged with his murder.

Both men were due to appear before Scarborough magistrates on Thursday.

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