Man’s body found in the River Tyne

It was spotted near Riverside

All three emergency services were called to the Quayside on Wednesday morning after a man’s body was found in the River Tyne.

Fire crews were seen looking in to the water near the Riverside club before a body was pulled out of the river at 7:30am.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not yet been released.

Northumbria Police have said they are unable to provide any more details on Wednesday.