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Police investigating the death of John Hall, whose body was found 10 days ago at West Rainton in County Durham, have charged a man with murder. Stuart Bycroft Smith, 42, from the Houghton area, will appear before Sunderland magistrates on September 25.
Two men have appeared before magistrates in Sunderland, charged with the murder of John Hall, from Shiney Row.
Nicholas John Rought, 45, of Princes Street, and Paul Ian Tate, 48, of Mill Terrace, were remanded in custody. The pair will next appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Tuesday 24th September.
Two men aged 45 and 48 have been charged with the murder of John Hall, from Shiney Row in Sunderland, who was found dead in West Rainton on Sunday 15th September.
The two daughters of John Hall, who was found dead in the West Rainton area of Durham on Sunday, September 15, have released a statement.
Two of the five men arrested on suspicion of murder, in connection with the death of a man found in West Rainton, have been bailed. John Hall's body was discovered on September 15.
Two men aged 43 and 32 arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed pending further enquiries. Three men aged 48, 45 and 34 also arrested on suspicion of murder, remain in custody.
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a field in County Durham.
A post mortem has shown that 46-year-old John Anthony Hall died after a vicious assault.
Police are still at the scene where his body was found in West Rainton. But detectives say they are focusing a large part of their enquiry on the village where Mr Hall lived.
Rachel Bullock reports.
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead at West Rainton in County Durham.
A post mortem has shown he died following a vicious assault.
Rachel Bullock was at the scene earlier:
A post mortem examination has concluded that 46-year old John Anthony Hall, of Shiney Row, died from multiple injuries. Mr Hall's body was found in West Rainton on September 15.
Police investigating the death of a man, whose body was found at West Rainton, have arrested five men on suspicion of his murder. The men, aged between 32 and 48, are from Shiney Row.
John Anthony Hall's body was discovered by a dog walker on September 15, near to the railway bridge on Mark's Lane.