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Two arrested after man's body found in disused Scunthorpe building

The discovery was made at a property on Cliff Gardens in Scunthorpe Credit: PA Images

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a homeless man was found in a disused building in Scunthorpe.

Detectives found the body of Raymond Adam Ward, 51, in a building on Cliff Garden yesterday morning.

Two other homeless men, aged 37 and 24, have been arrested in connection with his murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Christine Calvert said: "I would like to reassure the community that we have an increased police presence in the area to provide reassurance to residents."

  • Anyone with information is urged to contact the police on contact us 101 quoting log 627 09/07/18.