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Stanley disturbance death victim named

David James Scott
David James Scott died of stab wounds

Police have named a man who died after being involved in a disturbance in County Durham.

David Scott was found with stab wounds in a back lane in Rose Avenue, Stanley, early on Sunday, police said.

The 33-year-old father-of-two, who lived with his mother in south Stanley was pronounced dead in hospital.

Two men and a woman were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of murder. One of the men has now been bailed pending further inquiries.

Det Supt Paul Goundry, who is leading the investigation, said: "As we continue our extensive inquiries we need to speak to anyone who can provide information to help us piece together the events leading up to David's death."

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