Hamed Vaziri named as victim of Middlesbrough stab murder

Carlow Street
Image caption Hamed Vaziri's body was found at a house on Carlow Street

A man who was found murdered at a house in Middlesbrough has been named by police.

The body of Hamed Vaziri was discovered at the property on Carlow Street early on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination found that the 27-year-old had died as a result of a stab wound.

Abdourahamane Barry, 26, of Carlow Street, has been charged with his murder and will appear at Teesside Crown Court on 8 April.

Mr Vaziri's brother, who asked not to be named, said in a statement that "Hamed was an honest and good man, he was much loved and a good local footballer.

"[He] was his mother's favourite and would have helped anyone he could have".

He added that his brother had had "a bright future ahead of him" and was "missed dearly".

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites