Tyne & Wear

Murder arrests after body found at Newcastle house

Newcastle murder scene
Image caption The victim was pronounced dead at the scene

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a house in Newcastle.

Police were called to Wingrove Avenue in the west end at 05:25 GMT on Wednesday, following reports a man had been assaulted.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. His relatives are still being informed.

Northumbria Police later arrested three men aged 28,29 and 43 on suspicion of murder.

They are all from the Newcastle area and remain in custody.

Officers are investigating the incident to establish how the man died.

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