Tyne & Wear

Man charged with woman's murder in Newcastle

A man has been charged with murder after a woman died in Newcastle.

Police were called to a house on Tewkesbury Road, in the Lemington area of the city, at 20:00 GMT on Saturday where they found Sarah Gosling, 41.

She was taken to hospital where she later died. Ian Hope, 52, who police said knew Ms Gosling, has been charged with murder.

Police said the incident had been referred to the IPCC as the woman had been in contact with them earlier.

Mr Hope, of Tewkesbury Road, is due to appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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