Man Charged Over Heaton Murder

A man's been charged over the murder of Robert Littlefair in Heaton.

The 24 year old from Whitley Bay was found seriously hurt at a house on Plessey Terrace early on Saturday morning.

He was taken to hospital where he died.

23 year old Danyl Dryden's been charged with his murder and is due in front of Newcastle Magistrates' Court this morning.

Seven other people arrested at the time have been released without further action.

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