Hartlepool murder investigation

Cleveland Police have arrested a teenager over the death of a 31 year old man, who was found with serious injuries at a house in Hartlepool.

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Tributes to ex-amateur boxer killed on New Year's Eve

Mark Denton, who died after suffering serious injuries Credit: Facebook

Hundreds of people have paid tribute to a well-known former amateur boxer, who died after suffering serious injuries at a New Year's Eve party in Hartlepool.

Police were called to a property in Hutton Avenue at around 10.20pm. The 31 year old man, named locally as Mark Denton, was taken to hospital, but pronounced dead.

A 17 year old is under arrest.

Hundreds of people have left tributes on a Facebook page, Mark Denton R.I.P.

Paul McManus wrote: "Terrible news, so sad, thoughts are with his friends and family R.I.P Mark mate X "

Hundreds of tributes have been written for Mark Denton (right) Credit: Facebook

Karl Leighton left this message: _"R.I.P my mate absaloute pleasure to have known ya xx"


Carrie Jobling added: "Such horrible news to wake up to a very good old school friend to lose his life doesn't seem real ..."

Cleveland Police want anyone with information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.

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