Horror as man found dead in street ‘with facial injuries’

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a man was discovered in Newcastle on Friday night.

The victim, who is yet to be named, was found at around 8.20pm after police were called by the ambulance service.

Officers were called to the scene at around 11pm on Wednesday night where a man in his 50s was found lying injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene and police are treating it as a suspected murder. Police say the family are being supported.

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