Man arrested after investigation launched into death of 28-year-old

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

An investigation has been launched into the death of a man in Wallsend.

Police received a report on Tuesday from the coroner about the death of a man from the Bewicke Road area.

The man had been taken to hospital on Monday after being found in an address in Bewicke Road and later died in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing into how the 28-year-old man died and at this time his death is being treated as unexplained.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.