Murder Investigation After Body Found In Gateshead Wheelie Bin

3 March 2017, 07:10

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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.

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