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Update - Man charged following death of a man in Hexham

29 Jan 2017 11:41 AM

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Police have charged a man in connection with the death of a man in Hexham on Saturday, January 28.

At 4.07am on Saturday, January 28, police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been found unconscious with head injuries outside the Studio Sport Bar on Priestpopple in Hexham.
The 32-year-old victim was treated by paramedics but sadly died at the scene as result of his injuries.

Following the incident officers arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of murder.
Archie Henderson, 25, of Redesmouth Court in Bellingham in Northumberland has been charged with murder and will appear before Northumberland Magistrates' Court on Monday, January 30.
Extra officers will remain on patrol in Hexham to conduct enquiries and reassure any concerned members of the public.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any useful information, to contact officers on 101 quoting reference number 194 of 28/01/17.