Two charged with murder after town boxer’s death

Mark Denton
Mark Denton

TWO men have been charged with the murder of popular town boxing hero Mark Denton.

The men, aged 21 and 23 and both from Hartlepool, were arrested following the death of Mark at a New Year’s Eve house party in Hutton Avenue.

The pair were taken into custody on New Year’s Day and questioned at Middlesbrough Police Office by detectives investigating the killing.

They were formally charged with murder shortly after 8pm on Friday and are due to appear before Teesside magistrates, in Middlesbrough, at 10am on Saturday.

They have both been remanded in custody.

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