Hartlepool attack victim loses fight for life - murder probe launched

The death of a Hartlepool man is now being treated as a murder inquiry, police have said.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 7:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 9:39 am
Stanley Burgon.

Stanley Burgon, 56, suffered serious head injuries at his home address in Rydal Street on Friday.

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He was taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment but died on Monday.

Cleveland Police say they are now treating his death as a murder inquiry.

A 32-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident still remain on police bail.