`I had row with wife'.
Restaurant owner Barry Wong, of Girvan Close, Stanley, County Durham, was last seen on February 24.
He failed to return home after a night out at a casino in Newcastle. The father-of-two owns a number of takeaways in the county.
On Sunday, he was found at an address in the North-West of England. He told police he had left home after a row with his wife.
THE naked body of a young woman found beside the River Wear near Durham on Sunday has been identified.
Police are not identifying her until they have informed her family in Japan. She was a 21-year-old exchange student studying at the city's university.
Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
A MAN's skull was fractured in a savage beating outside a pub.
The 30 year-old left the Royal Hotel on the corner of The Esplanade and Graffenberg Street, Redcar, at 6.30pm on Sunday and was approached by a 5ft 10in white, blond man.
The victim was then beaten unconscious. Last night he was stable at James Cook University Hospital.
A WOMAN with depression who has been missing from home in the West Midlands for almost three weeks may be living in Cumbria.
Anne-Marie Cannon, 27, was last seen by her sister near her home in Walsall on March 3.
She has told her mother she is living in a flat in Cumbria and working in a pub. She is 5ft 1in and slim, with blue eyes, a pale complexion and brown, straight, shoulder-length hair. She has a gold ring on the third finger of her left hand. Anyone with information should call (0845) 113-5000.
A YOUNG woman fractured her skull when her car crashed with a road repair vehicle.
She was driving a Renault Clio north on the A19 in Sunderland at 11.35pm last Friday when it collided with a Mercedes wagon and a Ford Focus car. The 23-year-old, of Houghton, near Sunderland was taken to the city's Royal Hospital.
A VANDAL hurled a brick from a footbridge at an Arriva train last night.
It happened north of Killingworth, North Tyneside, at 7pm and smashed glass in a door of the train, travelling from Gateshead MetroCentre to Morpeth, Northumberland. Nobody was hurt.
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|Publication:||The Journal (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Mar 23, 2004|
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