Dad dies after celebrating son's birth

A father from Middlesbrough has died after celebrating the birth of his son. Benji Bolsenbroek, 23, died on Sunday morning. Cleveland Police are treating it as suspicious.

Investigation into death of 'new dad' continues

Police are continuing their investigation into the unexplained death of a man in Middlesbrough.

Benji Bolsenbroek, 23, was celebrating the birth of his son when violence broke out at The Park Hotel pub on October 6. Mr Bolsenbroek was assaulted during a large scale disturbance and died.

Cleveland Police has confirmed that 14 people, all in their 20s and 30s, have been arrested in connection with the incident and have all been released on bail. Officers added that forensic enquiries are still being conducted to establish the cause of Benji's death.

Further two arrests after death of new father

Two further arrests have been made in connection with an investigation into the death of a father who was out celebrating the birth of his baby.

Police have arrested two 23-year-old men on suspicion of violent disorder and assault following the death of Benji Bolsenbroek. Both have been bailed.

Four men and four women have already been bailed in connection with the investigation.

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Two more arrests in Middlesbrough death probe

Police investigating the death of a man in Middlesbrough have arrested two more people.

A man aged 22 and a woman aged 20 have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and assault, and have been bailed.

Benji Bolsenbroek (23) was celebrating the birth of his son when violence broke out at the Park Hotel early on Sunday morning.

Six other people, three men and three women, have also been arrested and bailed.

Four more arrests in connection with father death investigation

Benji Bolsenbroek

A further four people have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and assault, in connection with the large scale disturbance following which a young father died.

Benji Bolsenbroek died after the disturbance at the Park Hotel pub in Middlesbrough.

Two women aged 19 and 22 have been bailed pending further enquiries.

A 24-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man are currently in police custody.

Two men who were arrested on Tuesday have been bailed pending further investigation.

Two arrests after death of young father

Benji Bolsenbroek

Two men from Middlesbrough, a 25 and 27 year old, have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and assault after a disturbance that ended in the death of a young father.

Benji Bolsenbroek, 23, was wetting his baby's head when he was allegedly assaulted in the Park Hotel in Middlesbrough in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Mr Bolsenbroek later died but it is still not clear how, after post mortem results were inconclusive.

Two men have been released on bail pending further investigation.

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