John 'The Badge' Roberts murder case

John 'The Badge' Roberts, 32, was found dead inside his home in Park Terrace, Winlaton on December 16 2012.

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Murder inquiry launched after death of Gateshead man

Police said John Roberts was "distinctive looking", with long hair and a beard. Credit: Northumbria Police

A post-mortem has confirmed a man found dead in Gateshead had died of serious head injuries.

Northumbria Police have since launched a murder inquiry into the death of 32-year-old John Roberts.

He was found at a house in Park Terrace in Winlaton.

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