Man charged with murder of Sunderland grandad David Wilson

A man is due to appear before court accused of the murder of a Wearside grandfather.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 11:12 am
Updated Monday, 18th July 2016, 12:49 pm
David Wilson, who was found dead at his Southwick home.

Daniel Johnson, 20, formerly of Morris Street, Gateshead has been charged with murder following the death of David Wilson. On Sunday, December 14, 2014, 49-year-old Mr Wilson was found dead inside an address in Southwick Road, Sunderland. Today, Johnson has been charged and will appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.

A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder, who had been on bail for several months, will face no further action through the police inquiry.

Police outside the flat where David Wilson was found in the aftermath of his death.

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Popular Mr Wilson was originally from Hetton and had only lived at the Southwick Road flat for a number of weeks before his killing.

He had previously lived in Sunderland city centre.

Police outside the flat where David Wilson was found in the aftermath of his death.