Date: 15 Apr 1995
Place: Springhill Walk, Morpeth
Hugh Robb Ord was found at the back of his flat battered to death.
He died from head injuries.
The police said that they thought that he had known his killer and had gone outside onto a footpath at the back of his flat to talk to him.
Three men and a woman were arrested in connection with his murder, but none were charged.
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