Four people have been arrested after a man was found dead at a seaside B&B. Emergency services were called to an address in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear at 5pm on Friday. Police had received a call reporting concern for a man at the Bermuda Guest House.

Paramedics found a fatally injured man in his 30s and pronounced him dead at the scene. Officers have now arrested four men, who were still in police custody on Saturday morning, Newcastle Chronicle reports.

Investigations into how the man suffered his injuries are continuing, and a post mortem examination is being carried out today. Northumbria Police say extra officers are on patrol in the area to carry out inquiries and offer reassurance to the community.