Tyne & Wear

Pair charged over Anthony Richardson pub brawl death

Chesterfield public house Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to the Chesterfield on Elswick Road on Thursday

Two men have been charged after a man died following a brawl outside a pub.

Anthony Richardson, 46, died a day after being found outside the Chesterfield pub in Newcastle.

Thomas Brand, 44, of Westmorland Road, Newcastle, has been charged with manslaughter and Nathan Aldus, 28, of Shelley Avenue, South Shields, with causing actual bodily harm.

They appeared before Bedlington magistrates and were remanded to Newcastle Crown Court on 11 March.

A 27-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman who were arrested remain under investigation, Northumbria Police said.

The brawl took place on Thursday.

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