Man’s body found in house after neighbors heard ‘loud bang’ as five suspects arrested

The body of a MAN was found inside the house after neighbors reported hearing a loud bang as police arrested five suspects.

Emergency crews were called to Millgate, Selby at 1:15 am today following reports of unrest.


The man was found dead at his home in Millgate, Selby early Thursday morning.Credit: Google maps

After some time, the death of a man was declared at the scene of the incident, and a criminal case was initiated.

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of murder, and four others have been taken into custody. Yorkshire Post.

Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox said: “It is understandable that this incident will shock members of the local community, but I would like to emphasize that we are currently treating this as a separate incident.

“Members of the public should expect an increased police presence in the area in the coming days so that we can reassure the local population.”

Neighbors reported hearing a “loud bang” early Thursday morning.

Alexey, who lives around the corner, told Yorkshire Live: “My partner heard a loud bang around here around 12 midnight last night. It’s pretty scary to see it on our street.”

Another, who does not want to be named, told the publication: “This is not exactly a surprise. Every night here we hear knocking and every now and then the police show up.

“Early in the morning I heard a knock at the place where the police stand. I think this is the third time the police have been here lately.

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“In the past few years, I have heard about people being beaten to a pulp and about the drug trade in the area. So I’m used to it.”

Vicki’s mom said, “It’s awful to see this next to where you live. I slept soundly last night, but this morning I heard it all.

“I have two small children and it’s definitely getting worse here lately.”

The cops have cordoned off the Milgate area while forensics gather evidence.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police were called following reports of unrest at Millgate shortly before 1:15 am today (March 24). The officers arrived along with the ambulance service.

“Police can confirm that the man was reported dead in the house and this is currently being treated as a homicide investigation.

“A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and an investigation is ongoing to establish all the circumstances of this incident. The man remains in police custody.”

Anyone with information is strongly advised to contact the police on 101 and provide the reference number 12220049571 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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