Man charged over stabbing in South Shields

Stabbing took place near to Stanhope Road in South Shields Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A third person has appeared in court, charged with the murder of a man in South Shields.

David Charlton was stabbed to death in South Shields while walking home Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

25-year-old David Charlton was stabbed to death, on his way home from a night out in December.

31 year old Paul Carr from Hudson Street appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates this morning.

He was remanded in custody, to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on March the 1st.