Mantas Leonavicius death: Teenager on murder charge

Mantas Leonavicius The body of 22-year-old Mantas Leonavicius was found in the flat

A teenager has been charged with the murder of a Lithuanian man found dead on Tyneside.

The body of Mantas Leonavicius, 22, was found at a flat in Stanley Street, North Shields, on Friday afternoon.

Eligijus Zemaitis, 18, of Barmouth Way in the town, will appear before magistrates on Tuesday.

Another three males arrested in connection with the murder investigation remain on bail, Northumbria Police said.

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