A man has been charged with the murder of a 39-year-old in Whitley Bay.
Detectives investigating the death of Matthew Davis have charged Tony Dodds with murder.
The 25-year-old, of Hillheads Road, in Whitley Bay, has been remanded in custody to appear before North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
The body of Mr Davis, 39, and from North Parade, Whitley Bay, was found in his home last Friday evening.
Enquiries are continuing and anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 739 170317 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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