For details on how to contact our editorial and commercial departments, click here
Man charged with murder of woman found in North Shields barber shop
A man has tonight (Monday, September 9) been charged with the murder of a 46-year-old woman whose body was found in a North Shields barber shop.
Robert Tiffin, 46, of Nile Street, North Shields, will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Tuesday, September 10).
The body of Lisa Banks was found in the Sole-O barber shop in Nile Street after 11.15am on Sunday. She died as a result of multiple injuries.
Mr Tiffin was arrested on Sunday evening on suspicion of murder and was charged by police tonight.