Tyne & Wear

Newburn Riverside Park body: Woman charged with murder

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

A woman has been charged with murder after a man's body was found in a park in Newcastle.

The body of Peter Hedley, 49, of Burdon Terrace, Bedlington, was found in undergrowth at Newburn Riverside Park at about 11:30 GMT on Friday.

Northumbria Police said Clare Humble, 50, of the same address, has been charged with murder.

Lee Nicholson, 39, of Lydford Court, Newcastle, has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

Both will appear before Bedlington Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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