Robert Tiffin admits murdering hairdresser Lisa Banks
A man has admitted murdering a hairdresser at a North Tyneside salon.
The body of Lisa Jane Banks, 46, was found at the Sole-O barber shop, in Nile Street, North Shields, in September. Post-mortem tests showed she sustained multiple injuries.
Robert Tiffin, also 46, from Nile Street, who was in a relationship with Ms Banks, pleaded guilty to murder.
He was warned to expect a life sentence when he returns to Newcastle Crown Court on 20 January.