A fourth individual has been charged with homicide following the dying of a person in a suspected ammonia assault, police have mentioned.
Andy Foster, 26, was injured within the alleged incident when he opened the door at an handle in Eighton Terrace in Wrekenton, Gateshead, on 20 August.
He later died in hospital.
Three males have already been charged with homicide and remanded in custody.
Officers made two additional arrests on Friday and, on Saturday, charged Yousef Wynne, 39, of Wuppertal Court, Jarrow, with Mr Foster’s homicide.
He has been remanded in custody and is because of seem earlier than South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Monday 13 November.
A 24-year-old girl arrested on suspicion of aiding an offender has been launched on bail.
Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Tam Fowler, of Northumbria Police, mentioned: “Andy’s household are nonetheless coming to phrases with what has occurred, and we’re persevering with to help them in any means we will.
“The public have been very supportive of our efforts to date and I hope our continued work and additional arrests present simply how critically we’re taking this incident.
“Our investigation remains ongoing and we are still keen to hear from anyone with further information which could help us get answers for Andy’s loved ones.
“Once once more, I’d ask that the general public stays away from any hypothesis or social media commentary, as this will likely jeopardise the reside authorized proceedings.”