Cottage death murder probe

A MURDER inquiry has been launched after a man in his 50s was found dead at a detached cottage in East Yorkshire.

Police were called to Whisker Cottage in Full Sutton, near Stamford Bridge, on Thursday after receiving a call from a concerned friend.

The death was initially treated as unexplained but is now a murder inquiry. Det Chief Insp Alistair McFarlane said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who might have information about the victim, who is believed to have been the occupier of Whisker Cottage.”