A man is due to face court today (Monday 5 July, 2021) over the alleged murder of a 63-year-old man at Mayfield at the weekend.

Police found the victim’s body in the bedroom of a Regent Street home unit at about 6.30pm on Saturday.

They arrested a 35-year-old man an hour later at Argenton.

The Mayfield man has been refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court today.

Police are remaining tight-lipped about the 63-year-old’s death and it’s not clear if the two men are related.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out on the victim’s body today.

A Forensic Officer examines the Regent Street property Picture: