TWO men arrested in connection with a man's death outside a bar early on Friday morning have been released by police.

A 22-year-year-old man left Goldie's Bar, on Stockton High Street, at 3am before collapsing on the street outside.

He was treated by paramedics but later died.



Two men, aged 27 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of murder and they have now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Specially-trained officers continue to support the man’s family.

The man has not yet been formally identified.

Enquiries are continuing and police are asking anyone who may have been in Goldie’s Bar at around 3am, who may have witnessed the incident or may have further information, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at