Body of man found in house

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THREE people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man.

The arrests came after police received reports of concern over a man at a house in Gilbert Road, Grindon.

Police and paramedics attended the scene and found a 33-year-old man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men, aged 32, and a 27-year-old woman have all been arrested in connection with the death.

They have been helping police with their inquiries but have now been bailed pending further inquiries.

A report is currently being prepared for the coroner and a post mortem examination has taken place.

The relevant authorities are said to be waiting for the toxicology report results.

A neighbour, who did not want to be named, said: “Police cars and an ambulance turned up in the street and were there for quite a while.

“There was a fair bit of commotion going on.

“It’s really sad that someone has died.”

The incident took place on Tuesday at about 5.15pm.