Tyne & Wear

George Bulman death: Son in court on murder charge

A man charged with murdering his 71-year-old father has appeared in court.

George Bulman was found with head injuries at an address in Stratford Grove West, Newcastle, at about 15:00 GMT on Monday. He died later in hospital.

Geoffrey Bulman, 45, appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court earlier. No plea was entered.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday.

Mr Bulman is also charged with assaulting a neighbour.

A 69-year-old woman who was arrested has been bailed by police pending further inquiries.

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