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Police watchdog remain in Hull after man shot dead by officers

Investigators from the police watchdog remain in Hull this weekend after a man was shot dead by officers in the city.

Lewis James Skelton Credit: Family photo

31 year old Lewis Skelton was tasered and then shot twice following reports of him wielding an axe in the street on Tuesday.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is currently investigating the incident.

Mr Skelton's family has told investigators he had mental health problems. They are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

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Yorkshire to once again stage the Tour de France Grand Depart

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has confirmed that Yorkshire will stage the Grand Depart again.

Speaking at a press conference to announce the route of the Tour de Yorkshire, Mr Prudhoome said it was a matter of "not if but when" the event would return to the county.

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