Man charged with Middlesbrough murder

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead inside a house on Parliament Road, Linthorpe.

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Police given more time to question murder suspect

Cleveland Police officers have been granted more time to interview an 18-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman in Middlesbrough.

The body of a woman in her twenties was discovered in a house on Parliament Road, Linthorpe on Saturday, 3rd May.

Officers said they believe the woman is from Eritrea, and they have made contact with someone believed to be a family member, although they have not yet formally identified the body.

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Police at house where woman was found dead

Police forensic teams were investigating a house, where a woman in her twenties was found dead. Officers were called to Parliament Road in Middlesbrough early on Saturday morning, where they found her body. A post-mortem test showed she died after an assault.

A man aged 18 has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police outside the house on Parliament Road in the Linthorpe area
Forensic teams are working to establish the circumstances of the woman's death

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