Tyne & Wear

Andrew Lucas stab death: second man charged

A second man has been charged with the murder of a man found stabbed in Sunderland.

Andrew Lucas was discovered injured in Walkworth Close, Washington, early on 3 November. The 20-year-old was taken to hospital but later died.

Paul Mallin, 35, and of Dunstanburgh Close, Washington, will appear before magistrates in Sunderland on Friday.

Another man, Mark Spalding, 45, and from Washington, is due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on 21 January.

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