Tyne & Wear

Man charged in South Shields murder inquiry

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead at a house on South Tyneside.

The 23-year-old victim, who has not been named, was discovered at a house in Oak Avenue, South Shields, on Sunday.

A 24-year-old man will appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Tuesday charged with murder.

No further action will be taken against a 48-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, police said.

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