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Second man charged in Gateshead New Year murder case

Barry Self
Barry Self died from severe trauma to the brain five days after the attack

A second man has been charged in connection with the murder of a 38-year-old party-goer in Gateshead.

Barry Self, of Blyth, Northumberland, was assaulted after leaving a house on the Leam Lane estate on New Year's Day.

He was found unconscious with serious head and facial injuries in the Underwood area and died in hospital five days later.

Russell Gladstone, 43, of Carr Hill Road in Gateshead, will appear at the town's magistrates court on Friday.

He is charged along with Paul Robinson, 39, of Beech Street, Jarrow, South Tyneside.

Mr Robinson has been remanded to appear at Newcastle Crown Court at a later date.

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