Counter-terror officers are main a homicide investigation after a person was discovered fatally injured on the street.
Inquiries are persevering with into the incident which began in Wharton Road, Hartlepoolat 5.17am on Sunday.
Cleveland Police have been known as to a property and located an injured man who suffered non-life-threatening accidents. He stays in hospital.
However a second man was discovered on close by Tees Road, and he died on the scene.
A 44-year-old was arrested on suspicion of homicide and tried homicide and he stays in custody.Police have been granted an additional 12 hours to query him.
The Head of Counter-Terrorism Policing North East, Detective Chief Superintendent James Dunkerley, stated: “Though our inquiries are nonetheless at a really early stage, the circumstances surrounding this incident have resulted in Counter-Terrorism Policing taking the lead for this investigation.
“From the inquiries undertaken to this point, there is no such thing as a proof to counsel that there was some other particular person concerned within the assault, and, right now, we aren’t searching for anybody else in relation to the incident.
“Our deepest sympathies exit to the household and mates of the person killed yesterday, and our ideas are with the person who stays in hospital.”
Cleveland Police Deputy Chief Constable Victoria Fuller added: “Our ideas are with the household and mates of the person who misplaced his life yesterday.
“Although incidents of this nature are very uncommon, I perceive the priority that yesterday’s occasions may have induced amongst our area people.
“We’ve got native officers patrolling within the space to offer reassurance to our native communities.
“We proceed to work carefully with colleagues from Counter-Terrorism Policing North East because the investigation progresses.
“We’re additionally working with different associate businesses and key neighborhood representatives to reassure them and preserve them knowledgeable.
“I want to supply my because of the attending officers who swiftly responded to this incident.
“A person has been arrested in reference to it and stays in custody.”
A police cordon remained in place exterior a terraced property on Wharton Terrace, with an officer in a automobile stationed exterior.
Two bunches of flowers had been left as a tribute.
A neighbour, who requested to not be named, stated the cordoned-off property is used to deal with asylum seekers.
He stated: “Everybody right here is aware of there’s asylum seekers residing there.
“There’s all the time individuals coming and going there.”