Police have charged a man with murder after the discovery of a body in Blyth.
Peter Dodds, 34, of The Greenway, Uxbridge has been charged with the murder of 32-year-old Scott Patterson.
Mr Patterson sustained injuries consistent with a stabbing. He later died from those injuries.
Mr Dodds is due to appear at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
One woman aged 48 and two men, aged 50 and 56 arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender were released without charge.