Appeal over Northumberland death

Police are appealing for information after a man who was found unconscious in Northumberland died

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Police search for 'answers' after Northumberland death

Police are appealing for information after the death of a man who was found unconscious in Northumberland.

Mathew O'Donovan, 22, died in hospital after being found on a disused mineral line in Ellington on July 5.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail.

Northumbria Police Motor Patrols Sergeant, Mick Soulsby, said:

"A motorbike was located nearby and one possibility is that he has fallen off a bike, although there may be another reason.

"His family are devastated at his death and we want to be able to give them the answers they need to help them come to terms with such a tragic loss at this difficult time."

– Sergeant Mick Soulsby, Northumbria Police

Appeal after man's death in Northumberland

Police are appealing for information after the death of a man who was found unconscious in Northumberland.

Mathew O'Donovan, 22, from Lynemouth, was found unconscious by two passersby at a disused mineral line Ellington in the early hours of July 5. He was taken to hospital and died on July 10.

Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard motorbikes in the area between 11pm on July 4 and 1am on July 5. Anyone with information is urged to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.

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