Tyne & Wear

Newcastle street murder: Three men arrested

Police at scene
Image caption The man was found in Canning Street

A man has been found dead in a Newcastle street.

The 45-year-old victim was discovered by police in Canning Street at about 07:45 BST. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three men aged 25, 26 and 34 have been arrested in connection with the man's murder and are in police custody.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said it is believed those involved are known to each other.

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