A man has been charged with the murder of North East man Matthew Davis.
The 39-year-old from North Parade in North Tyneside, was found dead at his home in Whitley Bay on Friday evening. (March 17.)
Detectives investigating the case have charged a 25-year-old man from Whitley Bay with murder.
He has been remanded in custody to appear before North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, March 22.
Northumbria Police inquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference 739 170317 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.