Tyne & Wear

Craig Eade death: Murder charge after body found in wheelie bin

Gateshead murder scene
Image caption Mr Eade's body was found on 1 March in Gateshead's Northbourne Street

A man has been charged with murdering a 23-year-old whose body was found dumped in a wheelie bin.

Craig Eade was discovered in a back lane in Northbourne Street, Gateshead, on 1 March, police said.

Paul Watkins, 36, of Northbourne Street, has been charged with murder is due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination has taken place, but no details of how Mr Eade died have yet been released.

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Image caption No further details of how Craig Eade died have yet been released

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