Tyne & Wear

Steven Youll murder inquiry: Two men charged

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

Two people have been charged with murder after the body of a man was found in a Newcastle street.

Steven Youll, 45, of Two Ball Lonnen in the city, was found by police in Canning Street on Friday. He had suffered serious head injuries.

Northumbria Police said two men aged 34 and 27 would appear before magistrates in Newcastle on 10 June.

Four other men, aged 34, 29, 28 and 26 and a woman aged 23, have been bailed pending further inquiries.

A 47-year-old woman and 25-year-old man, who were also arrested, have been released without charge.

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