Detectives investigating the death of a 32-year-old man from Whitby have charged a woman with his murder. Rebecca Dormer, aged 22, was arrested following an incident at Spring Hill Court on Friday.
Dormer, appeared at Scarborough Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody. The case has been transferred to Leeds Crown Court and will be heard on Wednesday.
A 24-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released without further police action. The victim has been named as Gareth Brian Matthews of Spring Hill Court, Spring Hill in Whitby.
Police are continuing to question two people arrested in connection with the murder of a man who died after suffering serious chest injuries. A police spokeswoman said officers were called to a domestic disturbance at a property on Spring Hill Court at 11.25pm yesterday.
The man was pronounced dead by ambulance staff a short time later. The property and the road have been cordoned off while police carry out investigations of the scene.
North Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in Whitby was killed late on Friday night. They were called to a property in Spring Hill Court following reports that a 32-year-old man had suffered serious chest injuries.
A 22-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident and are being questioned.
Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch.