Murder Investigation After Body Found In Gateshead Wheelie Bin
3 March 2017, 07:10
Detectives in Gateshead have launched a murder investigation after the discovery a man's body in a wheelie bin
At around 3pm on Wednesday (March 1) afternoon police received a report of a possible body in a back lane in Northbourne Street, near Mount Pleasant.
Officers who went to the scene found the body of a man in a wheelie bin.
He has now been identified as Craig Eade, 23, of Gateshead, and specialist officers are supporting his family.
Following a post-mortem examination, Craig's death is being treated as murder.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested.
Anyone with any information that may help police should contact police on 101 quoting log 594 01/03/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.