Three people were arrested after a man died in Newcastle. Police were called to reports of a disturbance at the Byker Wall. A man in his 40s was lying in the street and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 19-year-old man, a 26-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman **are in police custody.
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