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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.

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'Black Dog Strangler' back in hospital: Lunchtime Update

The psychiatric hospital from where a killer escaped will investigate how it happened as a matter of urgency.

Phillip Westwater was detained under the Mental Health Act twenty years ago - after leaving a man paralysed after slashing his throat.

He also killed another man whilst in another secure hospital.

You can watch the lunchtime update from Kenny Toal below.

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