Detectives in Whitby are checking missing persons lists following the discovery of a body at a house in the town.
Officers are treating the death on Broomfield Terrace as 'unexplained' and have told Calendar they are looking at the possibility that the remains could belong to a known missing person as part of their routine inquiries.
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The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.
An unsettled week with showers or rain and some very strong winds. There's a Met Office warning for gales as we head into Tuesday
Very windy today with gusts of 55mph, but nearer 70mph over the tops of the Pennines. Trans-Pennine routes could be treacherous