Tyne & Wear

Eight arrested in Newcastle after man's death

Eight people have been arrested after a man died following a suspected attack in Newcastle, police said.

Officers were called to an address in Plessey Terrace, Heaton, at about 04:50 BST, after reports of a disturbance.

A 24-year-old man was found with injuries and taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Eight suspects were detained on suspicion of assault. Police are treating the victim's death as unexplained.

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