TWO men have been charged with the murder of a man from Gateshead. 

Paul Joseph Leighton, 37, of Springfield Place, Gateshead and John William Knox, 29, of Beacon Court, Gateshead have been charged, following the death of Harry Singh.

The 20-year-old, of Coniston Place, died on his way to hospital after being found seriously injured in Sheriff's Row at around 11.30pm on Friday. 

Both men are due to appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.