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Three charged over man's murder

Ross Davidson
Police have stepped up patrols in Byker following the fatal assault

Three men have been charged with the murder of a teenager who died from head injuries in Newcastle.

Ross Davidson, 19, died after he was assaulted at an address in Grace Street in Byker on Sunday.

Steven Gilbert, Graeme Duncan and Kenneth Power, all 22 and from Newcastle, will appear before the city's magistrates' court on Thursday.

Extra patrols were carried out in Byker to reassure residents and police are continuing to appeal for information.



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