Update: Investigation into York funeral directors concludes
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North Yorkshire Police can confirm that following an investigation into allegations of fraud and theft against a man and a woman from York who run a funeral directors, the criminal investigation has now concluded.
The investigation did not find any evidence of dishonesty and the man (53) and woman (33) who were arrested in June, have been released from the investigation with no further action taken.
North Yorkshire Police had a duty to investigate the allegations and conducted a very thorough investigation that was both complex and sensitive.
Our thoughts and thanks are with the families who were directly affected by the investigation for their cooperation during what was a distressing situation for them.
The outcome of the investigation has been shared with the City of York Council, who have provided support for bereaved families during the investigation.