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Man arrested as murder investigation launched in Selby

Last modified: 2 January 2021 at 08:26pm

A murder investigation is underway after an incident at a property in Selby this morning.

North Yorkshire Police received a report of an altercation in a flat in Finkle Street, Selby, at about 8.45am on Tuesday 29 December 2020.

When officers arrived they established that a man had sustained significant and life-threatening injuries. He was treated at the scene by paramedics, but sadly died.

A woman present had also sustained injury and was taken to hospital for treatment. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A man in his 30s has been arrested. He remains in custody at this time, where he is being detained on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Anyone with information about the incident, who has not already spoken to police, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12200246695. Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The local community will be understandably concerned to hear about this serious incident. Officers and PCSOs from Selby’s Neighbourhood Policing Team will be in the area to provide reassurance to residents.

Update 8pm Saturday 2 January 2021: A man has been charged in connection with this incident. The 36-year-old man has been charged with murder, attempted murder and assault. He is due to appear at York Magistrates Court on Monday 4 January 2021.

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