Tyne & Wear

Newburn Riverside Park body: Two arrested on suspicion of murder

Newburn Riverside Park
Image caption The body was found in undergrowth at Newburn Riverside Park

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a park in Newcastle.

The body was found in undergrowth at Newburn Riverside Park at about 11:30 GMT on Friday. Police would not confirm if the body was male or female.

A 39-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.

Police said a cordon was in place and extra officers were in the area to offer reassurance to the public.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites