Tyne & Wear

A Newcastle teenager is remanded over fatal stabbing

A teenager has been remanded in custody charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death on Tyneside.

Officers, were called to Haig Crescent, Scotswood, Newcastle, on Friday night where they found victim David Johnston with stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital where he later died. His family has been informed.

Lee Cherry, 18, of Westgate Road, Newcastle, appeared before the city's magistrates on Monday charged with murder and was remanded until 7 July.

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