Police have charged a man with the murder of Gateshead woman Sarrah Garba.
Ms Garba was found dead inside her address in Moore Street on Wednesday, September 23rd.
A murder investigation was immediately launched and Edwin Gyeke, 29, of Moore Street in Gateshead has been charged with murder.
He will appear at Newcastle Crown Court tomorrow, Saturday 25th September.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Sarrah at this very difficult time.
Detectives investigating the murder of Sarrah Garba in Gateshead are appealing to anyone who might have seen, or spoken to Sarrah, on either Monday 21st or Tuesday 22nd September to get in touch.
A 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody after detectives were granted a Magistrates extension yesterday evening.
Detective Chief Inspector John Bent said: "I'd like to thank the people who responded to the appeal that we made, we've had some really useful information into the investigation team and we are following all of the calls up.
"A witness has come forward stating that they did see Sarrah during the course of Monday. We are making further enquiries into this and are very keen to hear from anyone who might have seen her, or spoken to her, either on Monday or Tuesday of this week.
"This is still a live investigation and any information - no matter how small or insignificant you might think it might be - could make all of the difference.
"Our thoughts are with Sarrah's family and we are doing all we can to support them at this extremely difficult time."
I'd like to thank the people who responded to the appeal that we made, we've had some really useful information into the investigation team and we are following all of the calls up.
A witness has come forward stating that they did see Sarrah during the course of Monday. We are making further enquiries into this and are very keen to hear from anyone who might have seen her, or spoken to her, either on Monday or Tuesday of this week.
This is still a live investigation and any information - no matter how small or insignificant you might think it might be - could make all of the difference.
Our thoughts are with Sarrah's family and we are doing all we can to support them at this extremely difficult time.
Police have named a murder victim discovered in Gateshead yesterday. Sarrah Garba was 27 and originally from France, but was living in Moore Street, Felling.
Ms Garba was studying beauty at Newcastle College and had been living in the North East for the last 18 months. Her family has been informed.
A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death yesterday, but police are still appealing for anybody with information to come forward.
Our enquiries show that she attended college last Thursday, September 17th, but this is the last confirmed sighting we have of her. We need to build up a picture of her movements since that day and want to hear from anyone who might have seen, or spoke to Sarrah in the last week, as soon as possible.
We believe that the arrested man, who remains in custody this evening, was known to Sarah and that they lived in the address in Moore Street together.
Officers from the Gateshead Neighbourhood Policing Team are carrying out patrols in the Moore Street area.
A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a 26-year-old woman's body in Gateshead.
Officers found the body inside a house in Moore Street in the Felling area at around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon.
Paramedics were called and they pronounced the woman dead at the scene.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody helping with enquiries.
Police are appealing for anyone who might have seen or heard anything suspicious in the Moore Street area on Wednesday, especially in the early hours of the morning, to contact them on 101.
A man appeared in court today charged with the murder of a student in York.
20-year-old Liam Miller was stabbed to death last week, at a house in the Acomb area of the city.
19-year-old Samuel Donley was remanded in custody at Leeds Crown Court.
19-year-old Samuel Frederick Donley appeared at York Magistrates Court on Friday morning (31st July) charged with the murder of Liam Miller, 20, from Terrington, near Malton. The 20-year-old was killed in Hamilton Drive, in Acomb, on Monday 27th July.
Samuel Frederick Donley was also charged with the attempted murder of a man in his fifties. He has been remanded in custody and will appear before Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 4th August.
A 19-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the death of Liam Miller in York on Monday (27th July) has been charged with his murder.
He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a man in his fifties who was found injured in the street.
He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on Friday 31st July.
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A 19-year-old man, who was arrested and taken to hospital following a murder in York, was discharged last night and is now in police custody for questioning.
20-year-old Liam Miller, from Terrington near Malton, was fatally stabbed in the Acomb area of the city on Monday 27th July.
North Yorkshire Police are treating the attack on the second victim - the man who went to Liam’s assistance and was also stabbed - as attempted murder.
North Yorkshire Police have identified a man who died during an incident in York on Monday evening as Liam Paul Miller, 20, from Terrington, near Malton.
“We are absolutely devastated by Liam’s untimely death. We cannot put into words the shock and disbelief we feel about what has happened. Liam was just 20 years old and had his whole life ahead of him. He had returned home for the summer from Liverpool University where he was studying graphic design and illustration. We will miss him more than words can say.”
Police say the investigation into Liam's death in Hamilton Drive, in Acomb, is ongoing.
“Liam played in a local band called Nocebo and we are seeking to identify his movements over the weekend of 25th, 26th and Monday 27th July. We are keen to speak to anyone who has been with Liam, either in person or in contact through phone or social media.”
Officers confirmed they are treating an attack on a second victim, a man in his 50s, as attempted murder. The second man is believed to have gone to Liam's before being stabbed.
Police say the second man tried to flag down passing motorists for assistance, and are appealing for those motorists to come forward. They say they specifically want to trace a black car and a white saloon.
A 19-year-old male who was arrested at the scene remains in hospital where he is receiving medical treatment. Police say he will be taken into custody for questioning when he is discharged from hospital.