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Three men who had previously been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in North Shields have been bailed.
22-year-old Mantas Leonavicius, who was originally from Lithuania, was found dead at a house in Stanley Street on Friday.
A 17-year-old, 21-year-old and 22-year old have now been released on bail.
A 18-year-old man remains in police custody.
Police have released the name of a man found dead in a flat in North Shields.
Mantas Leonavicius, aged 22, and originally from Lithuania was found dead on Friday.
Four men have been arrested in connection with the murder.
Officers have arrested a fourth person in connection with the murder of a man in North Shields.
The body of the 22-year-old Mantas Leonavicius was found at a property in Stanley Street, on Friday
A 21-year-old man is in custody helping police with enquiries.
The arrest is part of an ongoing investigation which has already lead to three people being arrested on suspicion of murder.
A 17-year-old and two men, aged 18 and 22, all from the North Shields area, were arrested on Saturday.
Chief Superintendent Steve Neill says officers would like to hear from people who may have seen anything unusual in Stanley Street at any time in the last few days.