Hartlepool murder inquiry: Deceased named as Horden man Kieran Wood
Cleveland Police say Kieran Wood died on Monday night after sustaining stab wounds following an incident – described by the force as a “violent altercation” – in Hartlepool’s Spurn Walk.
Three people arrested in connection with the inquiry have been bailed pending further inquiries.
Police say the investigation into the death of Mr Wood, who was 24 and from Horden, continues and that “officers remain in the area making inquiries”.
Hartlepool’s Area Commander, Superintendent Martin Hopps, said on Wednesday night: “We believe this was an isolated incident and we have been carrying out high visibility patrols in the area, speaking to residents to provide reassurance to the local community.
"if you have any concerns or have information about what happened, please speak to one of our officers.”
The three people who were arrested in connection with the incident were a 66-year-old man and two women aged 36 and 55.