Bail for three quizzed over Byker death

Three people arrested in connection with a death in Newcastle have been released on bail while enquiries continue..

At 2.18am on Saturday July 6th police received a report of a disturbance in the the Byker Wall housing complex.

Police attended and found 45-year-old Stephen Francis Mclean, a local man, lying in the street.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death isn't yet known, and a post mortem examination is due to be conducted on Sunday.

A 19-year-old man, a 26-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman who were arrested in connection with the death have now been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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Byker death investigation

Three people have been questioned about the death of a man in Newcastle.