Third man charged after fatal December stabbing

Police investigating a fatal stabbing which happened just days before Christmas have charged a third man with murder

25 year-old David Charlton died after he was attacked while walking home from a pub in South Shields on December 21st.

Two teenagers were arrested and charged at the time.

Police have today charged another 31-year-old Paul Carr with murder.

He is due to appear at South Shields Magistrates tomorrow.