Two people have handed themselves in to police in connection with the murder of Adam Thomson in Hartlepool.

A 30-year-old man and 15-year-old boy handed themselves in to Cleveland Police yesterday morning (Monday, January 9).

They have now been charged with murder and will appear at Teesside Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, January 10).

A 39-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were charged last week and have already appeared in court.

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Sarah Hadfield, 34, of Brenda Road, and Anthony Hadfield, 39, of Wensleydale Street, both Hartlepool, have been charged with the murder of Mr Thomson.

The pair appeared at Teesside Crown Court yesterday morning (Monday, January 9) for a brief preliminary hearing.

Adam Thomson died following an incident in Sydenham Road, Hartlepool, at around 3am on Wednesday, January 4.

A murder investigation was launched by Cleveland Police following the death of the 30-year-old.

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In a tribute released through the force, Adam’s family said: “Adam was a much-loved father, son and brother who will be sorely missed by all of his family and friends.

“He was a quiet lad, and a doting father to his three-year-old daughter. We are devastated to lose him so young.

“We would request privacy at this time to allow us to grieve.”

The two accused defendants were remanded in custody until they are due to go on trial on July 3 this year.

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