Police investigating Sunderland murder find missing man

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A MAN police wanted to question in connection with the murder of grandad John Hall has been found.

Officers appealed to the public to help locate Houghton man Stuart Bycroft Smith last Friday.

The body of Mr Hall, 46, was discovered in Marks Lane, in West Rainton, on Sunday September 15.

Mr Hall, who was from Shiney Row, has been the victim of multiple serious injuries.

Northumbria Police chiefs have confirmed that Mr Smith was found on Monday night.

He is currently helping police with their inquiries.