A MURDER investigation is underway after a man was found dead in a flat.

North Yorkshire Police were called to Mayfield Grove in Harrogate just after 10pm on Friday where they found a 48-year-old man with serious injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance staff.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Anyone who was in area at the time and saw any suspicious activity is asked to contact police on 101.