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Newcastle murder investigation

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead in a block of flats in Elswick. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Three arrested after man's death in Newcastle

A murder investigation is underway after a man was found dead in Newcastle on Saturday.

The man, in his 60s, was found at The Sycamores in Elswick at around 3:42pm yesterday afternoon. Police say the cause of death is yet to be established and a postmortem is due to be carried out this evening.

Two men, aged 53 and 76, and a 43-year-old woman have all been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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