Tyne & Wear

Jason Lockwood death: Two Blyth men charged with murder

Scene of Blyth house fire
Image caption Jason Lockwood's body was found in Blyth on Tuesday

Two men from Blyth have been charged with murder after the body of a man was found in a burning flat in Northumberland.

Police and firefighters were called to the home of Jason Lockwood, 40, in Nordale House, in Blyth, on Tuesday.

Stephen Tiffin, 28, of Ingoe Close, and Kyle Gordon, 23, of Plover Close, both charged with murder, are due before Newcastle Crown Court on 21 February.

Both men have been remanded in police custody.

The men appeared at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court earlier.

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