Woman charged with Whitby murder

The scene of the murder in Whitby Credit: ITV Yorkshire

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.

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