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Leaflet appeal over murder weapon

Ross Davidson
Police believe a piece of wood was used in the killing

Police investigating the death of a Newcastle teenager have begun handing out leaflets in an attempt to uncover the whereabouts of a murder weapon.

Ross Davidson, 19, died of head injuries after being found at a house in Grace Street, Byker, on 23 March.

Three men have been charged with his murder and police are handing out leaflets asking for information.

Police are searching for a piece of wood, around 3ft long (1m), which they believe was used as a weapon.

Steven Gilbert, Graeme Duncan and Kenneth Power, all 22 and from Newcastle, have been remanded in custody charged with murder.


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