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Newburn Riverside Park body: Clare Humble appears in court

Newburn Riverside Park
Image caption Peter Hedley's body was found in undergrowth at Newburn Riverside Park

A woman has appeared in court charged with murder after a corpse was discovered in a Newcastle park.

The body of Peter Hedley, 49, of Burdon Terrace, Bedlington, was found at Newburn Riverside Park on Friday.

Clare Humble, 50, of the same address, was remanded in custody by magistrates as was Lee Nicholson, 39, of Lydford Court, Newcastle, who is charged with perverting the course of justice.

They will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Wednesday.

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