Police release picture of victim in murder investigation

Police have today released a picture of a man found dead at a property in Scarborough.

Shaun Atkinson

Shaun Atkinson was found dead by paramedics who went to St Johns Avenue, Scarborough, around 6.25pm on Tuesday December 27.

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Father and son Barry Rewcroft, 51, and Ruben Rewcroft, 20, appeared in court last Thursday accused of killing the 49-year-old.

Both are charged with murder and with carrying an offensive weapon in a public place, in Barry’s case a knife and a baseball bat for Ruben.

Mr Atkinson’s grieving family have issued the image via the police.