Tyne & Wear

John McMahon named as man found dead in Newcastle

Peter McMahon
Image caption Police are appealing to all who knew Peter McMahon to get in touch

Police have named a man in his 60s who was discovered dead at an address in, Elswick, Newcastle.

The body of Peter John McMahon, of Hawthorn Terrace, was discovered on Saturday.

A 43-year-old woman and two men, aged 53 and 76, were arrested on suspicion of his murder and are currently in custody.

Northumbria Police believe Mr McMahon and those arrested were known to each other.

Det Ch Supt Paul Young said: "An investigation is ongoing into the full circumstances of Mr McMahon's death and we would particularly like to hear from anyone who knew him."

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