Knife crime

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Knife crime: 'I'll never forget the day I found out what happened to Michael?'
In November 2017, 16-year-old Jhemar Jonas's brother Michael was stabbed to death in south London. Nobody has been convicted of the 17-year-old's murder.
Anti knife-crime arch to be taken into Sandwell schools
Students in Sandwell will be screened for knives when the arch is taken to their school.

Washington stab victim named

Police have named a man who was found with a fatal stab wound at a house in Washington on Tuesday.

The body of 31-year-old Gavin Moon was found at an address on Trafalgar Road shortly after 14:00.

His family have described him as a devoted dad and loving son.

A 28-year-old man remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 24-year-old man has been released with no further action to be taken.

Gavin Moon
Sunderland Police
Azaan Kaleem: Luton victim's mum says son felt safe with knife
Roseann Taylor said her son felt the need to protect himself and paid the ultimate price.