A POLICE investigation is ongoing and a country road north of Harrogate is still closed after a man was found stabbed to death in the area.
Police have confirmed they are still making enquiries at the murder scene in Ripley, and a stretch of the B6165 at Whipley Bank - between Ripley and Summerbridge in southern Nidderdale - remains closed until further notice.
Drivers are being advised to follow local diversions and to listen to local radio for the latest traffic reports.
Earlier today police confirmed that a 44-year-old man had been stabbed to death and a second man arrested on suspicion of his murder.
The victim was found at 9.30pm on Sunday in a car on Whipley Bank.
The suspect, a 40-year-old man, handed himself into Greater Manchester Police at 2.40am today.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Ambulance and police teams were alerted to an address on Whipley Bank and discovered a man with fatal injuries in a car."
He said police wanted to reassure local residents that it was an "isolated incident" with no danger to the wider public.