Man’s body found in South Shields flat


THE body of a man has been discovered inside a South Tyneside home.

Police were called to Baltic Court in Westoe Crown Village, South Shields, at 7.30am yesterday after concerns were raised for a resident.

When officers got inside the building, they found the body of a 36-year-old man.

Police said relatives are in the process of being informed of the death, and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

A police spokesman confirmed there is no “third party involvement” in relation to the death.