Tyne & Wear

North Shields stab murder suspects arrested

Stab scene
Image caption Emergency services were called to West Avenue

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in North Tyneside.

The 24-year-old victim was discovered with multiple wounds outside an address in West Avenue, North Shields, at about 03:17 GMT, and died a short time later in hospital.

Northumbria Police has begun a murder investigation and door-to-door inquiries are taking place.

A man, 24, and a 20-year-old woman are being held in custody.

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