Josh Reeson death: Police release four people on bail

Josh was found in an alley off Hospital Fields Road. Photograph: YorkMix
29 Sep 2020 @ 8.26 am
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Police have issued an update on their investigation into the death of 15-year-old York boy Josh Reeson.

Josh died on Sunday. He was found in an alley off Hospital Fields Road and had, police said, taken illegal drugs with a group of others. Officers then arrested six people.

Two teenage boys were released under investigation pending further enquiries yesterday.

Josh Reeson

Today (Tuesday) a North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The 15-year-old girl, 16-year-old boy, 33-year-old woman and 37-year-old man who were arrested in connection with the death of Josh Reeson have been released on bail with conditions, pending further enquiries. 

“Anyone who has any information which could help the investigation into Josh’s tragic death, or anyone who saw a group of teenagers in the Fulford area of York in the early hours on Sunday (27 September 2020) is asked to contact Police. 

“If you know anyone who deals drugs or you are concerned about someone who is taking drugs, please get in touch on 101. The police are here to help.”

Anyone with information should also dial 101, press 1 and ask for the Force Control Room, quoting reference number 12200169915.