Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after body of man found at Newcastle address

Leazes Court
Image caption The man's body was discovered at an address in Leazes Court

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in Newcastle.

Officers called to an address in Leazes Court earlier found the body of a man who has not been named.

Northumbria Police confirmed a cordon was in place at the address and extra officers were patrolling the area.

A man is his 50s is being held on suspicion of murder. The cause of death is not yet known and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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