Tyne & Wear

Murder charge over 'tragic' death in Hexham

Michael Thompson Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Michael Thompson was found unconscious with head injuries

A man has been charged with the murder of a man who died after being found unconscious in Hexham.

Michael Thompson, 32, from Hexham, died outside Studio Sport Bar from head injuries on Saturday morning.

Archie Henderson, 25, of Redesmouth Court in Bellingham, will appear before Northumberland Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with murder.

Det Insp Dave English said the "tragic death" was being treated as an "isolated incident".

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