Teen charged with murder in Northumberland

The scene of the murder in Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.
The scene of the murder in Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.

A teenager has been charged in connection with a murder in Northumberland.

At 7.23am this morning Monday, November 16, police received information which caused concern for a woman inside an address in Edendale Avenue in Blyth.

Emergency services attended and a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 16-year-old male youth has been charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at North Tyneside Magistrates’ on November 17.

Enquiries into the murder are ongoing and anyone with any information that could help with enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 152 16/11/15.