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Investigation underway after man found dead in Washington

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Police are investigating after a man was found dead at an address in Washington.

Police were called to an address on Trafalgar Road after receiving a report from the ambulance service on Tuesday afternoon.

The 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is being treated as unexplained at this time while police carry out initial enquiries at this early stage.

The man is yet to be formally identified and his next of kin are being informed.

UK Weather Forecast: Chilly overnight for the North East with sunshine tomorrow

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing to feed into areas near the coast, these wintry across the tops of hills.

Dry inland with clear periods. A touch of frost is likely in sheltered spots as winds ease. Minimum temperature 0 °C.


Cloudy across coastal areas with occasional showers, wintry again over hill tops.

Mostly dry inland and feeling cold despite periods of sunshine. Cloudy overnight with some patchy rain. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cloudy on Thursday with rain or drizzle in the morning.

Brighter and mostly dry on Friday ahead of rain overnight, this clearing away during Saturday morning.


UK Weather Forecast: Chilly for the North East with lots of cloud

This Evening and Tonight:

Largely cloudy this evening and overnight leading to some patches of fog and drizzle across western hills later.

Elsewhere it will be dry, but feeling chilly and some isolated areas of frost are possible. Minimum temperature -1 °C.


Remaining cloudy across western hills with further outbreaks of drizzle.

However, after a cloudy start, some bright or sunny spells are likely to develop across eastern parts in the afternoon.

Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Dry and cold Saturday, with variable cloud and sunny spells.

Cloudy, with some rain early Sunday, clearing to sunnier skies. Milder, cloudier and windier on Monday with outbreaks of rain.

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