POLICE investigating the murder of John ‘Jonty’ Hall have charged two men.
Nicholas Rought, 45, of Princess Street, Shiney Row, and Paul Tate, 48, of Mill Terrace, Shiney Row, have been charged with murder.
Both are being held in custody and are due to appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.
Five men from the Shiney Row area were arrested on suspicion of murder of the 46-year-old grandad, and three were bailed.
John Hall’s body was discovered about 7pm on Sunday in West Rainton.