Police have charged a man in connection with the death of Ryan Armstrong.
Liam Kennedy, from Wallsend, has been charged with murder. The 21-year-old is due to appear before North Tyneside Magistrates on Monday morning.
Mr Armstrong, 25, was found stabbed outside a house on Burn Close Crescent in Wallsend at 1:53am on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the Royal Victoria Infirmary shortly after.
Three women aged 19, 25 and 45 have been released on bail. Two men, aged 19 and 20, and a 21-year-old woman have been released without further police action.
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