Man to appear in court charged with murder – as Harrogate victim named
A 23-year-old man is to appear in court charged with murder.
He was arrested on Friday night in Mayfield Grove, Harrogate.
Police have today formally named the victim as Mark Wolsey, who was 48 and lived in Harrogate.
His family has asked police to shared a photograph of Mr Wolsey today.
They are being supported by specially-trained officers at this extremely difficult time.
Mr Wolsey was found with serious injuries following the incident on Friday night and, sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Suspect detained quickly
The suspect, who is from Harrogate, was located in the street shortly after and arrested. He will appear at York Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday).
Police yesterday reassured residents that it was a “contained incident” and the public was not at risk. The suspect was detained very quickly.
A strong police presence has continued in the area today, with extra patrols to reassure those living and working nearby, and residents were urged to speak to officers if they had any anxieties or concerns about the incident.