Woman dies after fall from Newcastle's Tyne Bridge

A woman has died after falling from the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle on Saturday, January 4.

Sunday, 5th January 2020, 12:55 pm
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 6:03 pm
The woman died after falling from the Tyne Bridge

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 8.30pm on Saturday, police received a report that a woman had fallen from the Tyne Bridge and landed on the pavement near to the Akenside Pub.

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“Emergency services attended the scene but sadly the woman was pronounced dead a short time later.

“There is not believed to be any third party involvement and a report has been prepared for the coroner.”