Tyne & Wear

Leazes Court murder suspect bailed

Police cars at Leazes Court, Newcastle
Image caption Police attended Leazes Court on Saturday

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in Newcastle has been bailed.

The man, in his 50s, had been questioned by officers following the discovery of the body at Leazes Court on Saturday.

The victim was a 45-year-old man and his family has been informed, Northumbria Police said.

The cause of death has not been revealed and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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