POLICE have charged a man with the murder of a woman who was found in a Tyneside barber’s shop.
At 11.18am on Sunday, police received a report that the body of a woman had been found at the Sole-O barber shop premises in Nile Street, North Shields.
Officers and paramedics attended and Lisa Banks, 46, from North Shields, was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Sunday evening, Robert Tiffin, 46, of Nile Street, North Shields, was arrested on suspicion of her murder.
He was charged last night, and will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court today.