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Man charged with murder over Hexham death

A man has been charged with murder the following the death of a man in Hexham, Northumberland. Credit: ITV News

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 32-year-old outside of a bar in Northumberland.

A 25-year-old was arrested after the victim was found unconscious outside of the Studio Sport Bar in Priestpopple, Hexham, with head injuries at 4.07am on Saturday 28th.

The 32-year-old victim was treated by paramedics but died at the scene as result of his injuries.

The 32-year-old was found unconscious outside the former Studio Sport Bar on Priestpopple. Credit: ITV News.

The 25-year-old has been charged with murder and will appear before Northumberland Magistrates' Court on Monday 30th January.

Extra officers will remain on patrol in Hexham to conduct enquiries and reassure any concerned members of the public.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any useful information, to contact officers on 101 quoting reference number 194 of 28/01/17.