Tyne & Wear

Jamie Belshaw murder: Lisa Palmer pleads guilty to manslaughter

Jamie Belshaw Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Mr Belshaw died in hospital

A woman charged with the murder of a man who was found dying at a house in Newcastle has admitted his death.

Jamie Belshaw, of St George's Terrace, Lemington, was found with serious injuries on 8 March. The 36-year-old later died in hospital.

Lisa Palmer, 34, also of St George's Terrace, was due to face trial for his murder, but prosecutors accepted her guilty plea to manslaughter.

She will be sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court on 16 January.

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