Discovery of body and nitrogen gas leak leads to evacuation in Ripon

A man was found dead inside a home where a nitrogen gas leak has been discovered in Ripon.

Oak Road, Ripon. Picture: Google.

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They also discovered nitrogen gas at the scene, and both adjacent homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Police said residents returned to their homes after 9am, when North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the leak was now safe.