Three charged following murder of man in Newcastle

First published in News The Northern Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Assistant News Editor

THREE people have been charged with murder following the death of 68-year-old Newcastle man.

Peter John McMahon, of Hawthorn Terrace, Newcastle, was found dead at The Sycamores, Elswick, Newcastle, on Saturday, December 1.

Two men and a woman, who were arrested on suspicion of murder, have now been charged.

Sharon Swinhoe, 43, of Crawford Terrace, Newcastle, Joseph Collins, 53, of The Sycamores, Elswick, Newcastle and Ronald Douglas, 76, of West Acres, Blaydon, Gateshead will appear before Newcastle magistrates on Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the police on 101 ext 69191.

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