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Man charged in connection with Newcastle death

Dated: 08 Aug 2017 08:16 AM

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A man has been charged in connection with the death of Graham Thurston.

Graham, who was 54, was found unconscious on Sunday, August 6, behind Powerhouse nightclub in Westmoreland Road.

This evening (Tuesday) Scott Thompson, 33, of Medway Crescent in Gateshead, has been charged with manslaughter. He is due to appear at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday, August 9).

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses, anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 255 060817 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.