Missing killer found

Convicted killer Phillip Westwater has been found by police, after going missing from a secure hospital on Tyneside. Westwater, who's also known as Phillip Whiteman, was spotted by a member of the public on Tyneside late on Wednesday 2 January.

Police say he will be taken back to a secure unit at St Nicholas Hospital in Gosforth.


Escaped killer back in hospital

Convicted killer Phillip Westwater, 44, who was dubbed the Black Dog Strangler, has been found and detained after escaping from a secure psychiatric hospital in Newcastle.