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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Murder investigation underway in Newcastle

A murder investigation is underway after a man was found dead in Newcastle this weekend.

The 60-year-old was found at The Sycamores in Elswick at around three o'clock on Saturday afternoon (December 1st).

Two men, aged 53 and 76, and a 43 year old woman have been arrested and remain in police custody.

The results of a postmortem on the dead man are expected later today.

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