Tyne & Wear

Drugs arrest after teenager's body found in street

A man has been arrested after a teenager was found dead in a street.

Liam Oliver, 19, was discovered outside an address in Plenmellar Place, Sunniside, Gateshead, in the early hours of Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his death is being treated as unexplained. A report has been prepared for the coroner, police said.

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug with intent to supply has been bailed.

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