Tyne & Wear

Two charged with murder over Sunderland leg stabbing

Two people have been charged with murder after a man who was stabbed in the leg died, police have said.

The 53-year-old was found injured in Purley Road in Sunderland on 2 June and later died in hospital.

Jack Ryan, 21, and Jess Ryan, 24, both formerly of Toronto Road in Sunderland, have been charged with murder and will appear at Sunderland Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

The two were originally charged with wounding with intent and affray.

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