A murder investigation has been launched after a man died of a suspected stab wound on North Tyneside.
Police were called to Wallsend in the early hours of Saturday after reports of a fight at a house party. Seven people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Here's the latest from the scene at Burn Close Crescent:
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