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County Durham street murder victim's name released

Barry Aunger
Image caption Barry Aunger was found with serious head injuries

Police have released the name of a man who died after being attacked in a County Durham street.

Barry Aunger was found with head injuries in Tees Crescent, Spennymoor, early on Thursday.

The 45-year-old, of St Andrews Road in the town, was taken to hospital but later died. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

Officers are continuing to question five men, all in their 20s, earlier arrested on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with information about the incident, which happened at about 0130 BST, has been asked to contact Durham Police.

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