Update to Hexham murder - Victim named

29 Jan 2017 15:23 PM

Michael Thompson [View Full Size]

Police investigating the murder of a man in Hexham on Saturday, January 28, have now named the man who died.

He is Michael Thompson, aged 32, who lived in Hexham.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with his 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.

Pictured, Michael Thompson