Police update on Jarrow dead man inquiry

Police do not believe there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 61-year-old man at a house.

By Gavin Ledwith, Digital Specialist
Friday, 01 February, 2019, 09:32

The 61-year-old man, whose identity has still to be disclosed, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police cordon on Thursday around the Jarrow house.

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A Northumbria Police spokesman said on Friday morning: "Inquiries around the circumstances around the death are ongoing but at this stage police do not believe there has been any third party involvement.

"Specialist officers are supporting the man’s family at this time and they would ask that their privacy be respected."