Tyne & Wear

Three arrested over man's stab death in Stanley

Locator for Stanley, County Durham

Three people have been arrested after a man found with stab wounds in a house in County Durham later died.

No details have been released about the dead man, but police said he was found in a house in Austen Place, Stanley, early on Saturday.

He was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with multiple injuries, but was later pronounced dead.

Durham Police said three occupants of the house were helping detectives with their inquiries.

A spokesman said further details would be released once the dead man's family had been informed.

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