Zetland FM Local News - 28th April 2021
Six people charged with murdering a Polish dad are set to go to trial next year;
Police are appealing for information after a car and a pedal cycle were stolen in a burglary in Saltburn;
...and coastguard rescue teams from our area have been called into action to assist with an incident at Saltburn.
Six people charged with murdering a Polish dad are set to go to trial next year.
Tomasz Dembler's body was found in woodland near to Flatts Lane earlier this month and a murder investigation was subsequently launched.
Investigators believe the 39-year-old could have died any time from mid-March up until the time his body was discovered in the woods at Normanby on April 12th.
Over the weekend, Cleveland Police confirmed that five men and one woman had been charged with his murder.
The six accused appeared at Teesside Crown Court yesterday morning via video link for a short preliminary hearing.
Judge Paul Watson QC, the Recorder of Middlesbrough, told the defendants that a trial date had been set for Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
They will appear at the court on May 24 where pleas are expected to be entered.
The accused were remanded in custody until their next court appearance.
Police are appealing for information after a car and a pedal cycle were stolen in a burglary in Saltburn.
The incident occurred at a property on Princes Road sometime overnight from Monday into yesterday morning.
Officers are appealing for anyone who may have been offered the white Ford vehicle or the bike for sale or anyone living in the area with private CCTV footage to please come forward.
Cleveland Police can be contacted on the non-emergency number 101.
Coastguard rescue teams from our area have been called into action to assist with an incident at Saltburn.
At lunchtime on Monday the Redcar and Staithes Coastguard teams were tasked by the Humber operations room at Bridlington to an incident at Huntcliff.
The incident was successfully resolved by Cleveland Police and the teams were stood down.
If you see anyone in trouble on the beach or cliffs you should dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.