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Death treated as 'unexplained' after body is found

Police are treating a man's death as unexplained after a body was found at the Headland in Hartlepool.

After the post-mortem it was revealed the man who was found was in his 30's. Credit: Google Maps

Officers were called to Heugh Breakwater at around 11.20am on Saturday, February 6.

A post-mortem has taken place and the man's family have been informed.


Are libraries under threat in the North East?

More libraries across the region could be under threat as local authorities try to make cost savings.

Campaigners trying to save them say Government cuts mean less money is being spent on them.

A spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has said: "We know libraries remain important to people - that's why councils will have almost £200 billion to spend on local services, including libraries, over the lifetime of this parliament".

Writer Ann Cleeves has said, the hit-TV series Vera would never have been created without libraries.

Watch Helen Pearson's special report for National Libraries Day:


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