Mark Hurren death: Middlesbrough man charged

Mark Hurren
Image caption Mark Hurren was assaulted on Sunday

A man has been charged after a 40-year-old man died following an attack in Middlesbrough.

Mark Hurren, of no fixed abode, was assaulted in Worcester Street at about 18:00 BST on Sunday.

He was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he later died.

Wayne Stanley Spanswick, 41, from Middlesbrough, was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and will appear at Teesside Crown Court on 11 September.

Det Ch Insp Anne-Marie Salwey, from Cleveland Police, said: "There was an altercation on the junction of Worcester Street and Parliament Road on Sunday involving several people which left Mark unconscious following an assault.

"I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who witnessed this."

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