A man has died after falling from the window of a flat in Newcastle.
Police were called to Hexham House in Walker at 9:19am after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man inside a flat. Along with members of his family, officers entered the property to try and speak to the man.
However, while inside the property he fell from the window of the flat.
Officers attempted CPR on the man until paramedics arrived but he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been informed of the incident. Enquiries are ongoing.
Fire crews have tackled a fire at a high rise block of flats in Newcastle.
Emergency services were called after 5pm to a fire on the 10th floor of Hexham House, Church Street in the Walker area.
24 firefighters were at the scene and 8 carried out a search of the premises.
Three people were checked over by ambulance teams, and two went to hospital for precautionary treatment.
Police have now confirmed that the death of student Sijabuliso Nkala, who died in the Walker area of Newcastle yesterday, is not being treated as suspicioius. A spokesman says enquiries into the man's death have been carried out and police believe there was no third party involvement in the death.
Mr Nkala studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University and living in the Jesmond area.
Sijabuliso Nkala's body was found next to the Coast 2 Coast cycle path in Walker.He died from a puncture wound to his chest.What caused the wound remains unexplained.
Police have named the 24-year old student who died in Walker on Thursday. Sijabuliso Nkala was a student at Newcastle University and living in the Jesmond area. He was found stabbed near a cycle path at The Oval in Walker.
The man found dead on the Coast to Coast Cycle Route was a Newcastle University student.The 24-year-old, who was found at 11am this morning with a stab wound to the chest, was cycling at the time of the incident.
Police are now treating the death of a student as suspicious after he was found stabbed in Walker, Newcastle.
Police say a man who died from a stab wound on the coast to coast cycle route on Tyneside was a student at Newcastle University. The 24 year old was found yesterday morning at the Oval in Walker at 11 o'clock. His name has not yet been released.
Emergency services remain at the scene of a suspected stabbing death in the Walker area of Newcastle.
A man in his twenties was found with what police are calling "puncture wounds" close to a cycle path at The Oval in Walker at 11.04am.
The body of a man in his 20s has been found near to a cycle path in the Walker area of Newcastle.
He had been stabbed.The discovery was made shortly after 11am today in the Oval area. Efforts by police officers to revive the man failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
An area around where the man was found has been cordoned off while officers carry out enquiries. Northumbria Police is asking anyone who was in the area this morning, especially around the cycle path under the footbridge, and who saw anything or anyone suspicious, to contact them on 101 ext 69191.