Man arrested on suspicion of causing Durham death by dangerous driving

The Northern Echo: Victim: Dean Laing, 38 Victim: Dean Laing, 38

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Officers confirmed that the 37-year-old man from County Durham was being interviewed by detectives in Durham today (Sunday, November 11).

A post mortem examination has found that Dean Laing, 38, of Gilesgate, Durham, died as a result of head injuries.

A spokesperson for Durham Police said: "As enquiries into Dean's death continue, police want to speak to anyone who may have seen a silver Vauxhall Astra being driven in Claypath, Durham City, at around 2.30am on Saturday, November 10.

"This was a private vehicle, not a taxi."

Anyone with information is asked to ring Durham police on 101.

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12:48pm Sun 11 Nov 12

bishop1 says...

it takes a really sick person to leave a man in the road to die , I really hope justice is served & maybe some karma as well .
it takes a really sick person to leave a man in the road to die , I really hope justice is served & maybe some karma as well . bishop1

8:42pm Sun 11 Nov 12

Daza says...

Good work by D. Constabulary moving so quick and finding potential perpetrators.

Also agreed, it takes a special kind of scumbag to leave someone dying in the road!
Good work by D. Constabulary moving so quick and finding potential perpetrators. Also agreed, it takes a special kind of scumbag to leave someone dying in the road! Daza

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