Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Murder Investigation in Newcastle Teen Charged
Police have made charged a teen after a stabbing in Newcastle
Following the incident on Park Avenue in Gosforth on Saturday officers have charged a 17-year-old boy with murder.
A 20 year old arrested has been released without charge.
42 year old David Savage died in the attack.
Extra patrols will still remain in the area to offer reassurance to concerned members of the public.
Superintendent Richie Jackson, of the Central Area Command, said:
'We understand the concerns of the local community and extra officers are in the area to answer any questions they may have.
"This was an isolated incident and we have now made two arrests. We do not believe there is any risk to members of the wider public.
"Despite this we would still ask anyone with any information about the stabbing to get in touch as it still could help our ongoing enquiries."
Anyone who knows anything about the incident should call police on 101 extension 69191 quoting reference number 273 05/09/15.
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