'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.


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.