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Boy, 17, found dead in Hull as man arrested on suspicion of murder


A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a "lovely" teenage boy was found dead Ennerdale, Hull.

Police have launched a murder investigation after Connor Lyons, 17, was tragically found dead on the banks of the River Hull on Tuesday morning.

One man has been arrested and is in police custody, while another man is helping with the enquiry, cops confirmed.

Humberside Police tweeted this morning: "A murder investigation has been launched into the death of 17-yr-old Connor Lyons, who was sadly found dead in Hull on Monday.

"One man is in our custody and another is assisting us with our enquiries.

"Our thoughts are with Connor's family & we ask that their privacy is respected."

Tributes have since poured in for Connor, with many people sharing their condolences on social media.

One man who had known Connor said: "He was very much like me.

"A lovely lad, I would call him a loveable rogue at school and he used to laugh his head off."

Another friend of Connor's said: "RIP mate, can’t believe it. Another young lad taken far too soon.

"Sending all love to friends and family. This world is a really crazy world we live in."

One woman said: "RIP Connor, condolences to your family. Forever with the angels that are with you now, far too young to die."

Another added: "Absolutely heartbreaking, rest in peace Connor, forever young. Thinking of the family."

Humberside Police said the post mortem examination took place on Wednesday and that specialist officers were continuing to support Connor's family.

The force added: "If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please call our non-emergency 101 line, quoting log number 80 of 19 January."

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