Police have named the man who was killed outside of a Cramlington pub at the weekend.

Three people have been charged with the murder of Sheldon Flanighan, of Northumberland, who was fatally injured and died at the scene after a suspected hit-and-run incident.

Emergency services were called to the Bay Horse pub on Sanderson Terrace at around 10pm following reports of two men being struck by a van that drove away from the scene.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, Mr Flanighan sadly passed away while the other victim was rushed to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.The Northern Echo: The Bay Horse Pub.The Bay Horse Pub. (Image: THE NORTHERN ECHO)

Following an investigation by Northumbria Police, three people have been charged with the murder of Mr Flanighan and for the attempted murder of the second male.

Toby Kelly, 37 of Wansbeck Avenue in Blyth, David Fairclough, 32, of Emerson Road, Newbiggin-by-the-sea and Shannon Wooden, 27, of Blyth are due to appear in Bedlington Magistrates court today (April 3).

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Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector, Dave Johnson, of Northumbria Police said: “Our thoughts remain firmly with the families of everyone affected by this tragic incident and we ask that their privacy is respected while they attempt to come to terms with what has happened.

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“We have now charged three people with murder and attempted murder and are working hard to establish exactly what happened in the moments before and after this incident.

“While our enquiries continue, we’d ask that people refrain from any type of speculation or commentary on social media and urge anyone who has information but hasn’t yet come forward to do so.” 

Anyone with information should all 101 or use the Tell Us Something page online, quoting log NP-20230401-1194.