Police charge man with Shildon allotment murder

6:59pm Thursday 31st December 2009

POLICE have tonight charged a man with the murder of a father-of-two whose body was found near allotments yesterday morning.

Gordon Meale, 50, will appear before Teesside Magistrates' Court charged with murder tomorrow morning.

The body of Jimmy Scaife, 56 was found near allotments in Green Lane, Shildon, County Durham, yesterday morning.

Mr Scaife and Mr Meale were neighbours in the Sunnydale area of the town.

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