Man found dead in Jesmond

The body of a man has been found at a house in Jesmond.

Police were called to the address in Dulverton Court in Jesmond around lunchtime on Saturday 2 March where they found the body of a 43-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Two men, aged 45 and 39, were arrested in connection with the incident and have since been bailed.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances around the man's death.

"Although this may cause concern for the local community I want to reassure residents that there is no risk to members of the public.

"The incident has happened inside a property and those involved are believed to have been known to each other."

– Newcastle Superintendent Paul Orchard