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Last Updated: Friday, 4 May 2007, 20:02 GMT 21:02 UK
Teenager charged over stab death
Mark Smith
Mark Smith died of a single stab wound to the neck
A teenager has been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old boy who died from a single stab wound to the neck.

Mark Smith, of St John's Walk in Newcastle, was found outside a takeaway in the town's West End on Wednesday, and later died in hospital.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder and will appear before magistrates in Newcastle on Saturday.

On Friday evening police also arrested a 20-year-old Newcastle man on suspicion of murder.




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