A man has been cleared of killing a popular dad outside a nightclub.
Jason Glancey died after an alleged confrontation in Blyth in the early hours of a Sunday morning in April this year.
Connor Long was accused of killing Mr Glancey by punching him and causing him to fall backwards and hit his head on the ground but a jury found him not guilty of manslaughter.
Newcastle Crown Court heard there had been an incident outside Deja Vu, on Stanley Street, Blyth, on April 30.
Prosecutors said Mr Long punched 45-year-old Mr Glancey, knocking him backwards into the road and the impact of his head on the ground fractured his skull.
Jurors were told he never regained consciousness and died on May 17 of complications from a traumatic brain injury.
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