Tyne & Wear

Dead man may have been assault victim, police say

Bewicke Road, Wallsend Image copyright Google
Image caption Mr Keenan may have been attacked close to his home on Bewicke Street

Police investigating a man's death say he may have been assaulted.

Andrew Keenan died in hospital on Monday after being found at his home in Bewicke Road, Wallsend, North Tyneside.

His death is being treated as "unexplained", but officers believe he may have been attacked in Gladstone Street between 18:00-19:00 BST on Sunday.

Three men aged 27, 30 and 35, and a woman, 30, have been arrested and bailed.

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