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News Release

Man charged with murder following Blyth fire

Dated: 15 Feb 2012

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This is an update in relation to the investigation into the murder of 40-year-old Jason Lockwood, from Blyth, on Tuesday, February 14.

Police have now charged a man in connection with the incident.

Kyle Gordon, 23, of Plover Close, Blyth has been charged with murder. He will appear before South East Northumberland Magistrates' Court this morning.

A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

Anyone with information on the incident is still being asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.