A man is due in court charged with murder, after a woman's body was discovered on South Tyneside.
24 year old Gemma Finnigan was found by police at her home on Church View in Boldon on Friday 13th September.
32 year old Daniel Johnson, who lives at the same address, is expected before South Tyneside magistrates later (16th September).
More top news
Stephen Unwin and William McFall were handed whole life sentences for the brutal murder of 28-year-old Quyen Ngoc Nguyen last August.
Part of the eastbound carriageway in Middlesbrough was closed for several hours and will be reduced to one lane in the coming days.
Three horses have died in separate incidents at Hexham racecourse. The British Horseracing Authority has said it is investigating.