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Murder charge after North Shields assault victim dies
A MAN has been charged with murder after the death of a 43-year-old assaulted in North Shields on Sunday morning.
At just after 5.20am on Sunday, September 1, police were called to a report of a fight between two men at Jaycroft Court.
"A 43-year-old was taken to the Newcastle RVI hospital with a serious head injury. He died this evening, Monday, September 2," a spokesman for Northumbria Police said.
"A 38-year-old man has been charged with murder."
Christopher Carr, 38, of Bywell Grove, Shiremoor, will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates Court tomorrow (Tuesday).
A post mortem will be carried out on Wednesday.
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