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Investigations continue after fatal house fire in Whitby

Investigations are continuing after a man died in a house fire in Whitby.

Fire crews were called out last night (26th February) to a house in Egton.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.


Life gets more difficult each day, says mother of missing man

The mother of a man - who has been missing in Vietnam for more than 3 weeks - says that life gets more difficult each day he isn't found.

Eddie Hall, 41, works as a chef in Vietnam Credit: Hall family

Eddie Hall, from Whitby, is working as a chef, in Ho Chi Minh City, but hasn't contacted friends or relatives since the 24th of January.

They are holding a fundraiser, in the town, tomorrow night, to make enough money to go to Vietnam and join in the search. Authorities from the UK and Vietnam are both involved in the case.

Police issue CCTV after serious assault in Whitby

Do you recognise this man? Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to about a serious assault in Whitby.

In the early hours of Sunday 20 December an assault took place on Station Square in the town.

The victim, a 19-year-old man, received serious facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

Officers would like to speak to the man pictured on CCTV, as he may have important information that could assist the investigation into the assault.


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