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Murder investigation launched in Newcastle

06 Aug 2017 10:00 AM

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A murder investigation has been launched after man found unconscious in Newcastle.
 
Police are appealing for information after a man was found unconscious behind a Newcastle nightclub.
 
The man was found around 5.40am this morning (Sunday, August 6) behind Powerhouse nightclub in Westmoreland Road.
 
Emergency Services attended and the man was taken to hospital in a serious condition where he has sadly died.
 
It's believed the man, thought to be in his 50s, had been assaulted and two men have been arrested and are in police custody.
 
Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 255 060817 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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