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Stuart Bycroft Smith charged with murder of John Anthony Hall
POLICE have charged a third man with murder following the death of County Durham father-of-two John Anthony Hall.
Stuart Bycroft Smith, 42, from the Houghton, Sunderland, was charged tonight by officers from Northumbria Police.
Mr Hall, 46, of Shiney Row, near Sunderland, suffered multiple injuries.
A dog walker found his body in Mark’s Lane, West Rainton, County Durham, at 7pm on September 15.
Mr Smith will appear at Sunderland magistrates court tomorrow.