Tyne & Wear

Man charged over Wallsend stab death

Lee Houchin
Image caption Lee Houchin died in hospital

A man has been charged with the murder of another man in North Tyneside.

Lee Houchin was found with a stab wound on Hugh Street in Wallsend on Sunday afternoon, by police attending reports of a disturbance.

The 35-year-old, from the Wallsend area, was taken to hospital in Newcastle, but later died.

Robert Donald, 29, of Lisle Street, Wallsend, has been charged with murder and will appear before North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on 26 December.

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