Man admits murdering girlfriend in North Shields barbershop

A man has admitted murdering his girlfriend who was found in a North Shields barbershop.

The body of Lisa Banks was found in the Sole’O barbershop on Nile Street, North Shields, in September.

The 46-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Robert Tiffin, 46, of Nile Street, North Shields, who was in a relationship with the victim, pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court today (Wednesday).

He was remanded in custody until his sentencing hearing on January 20.