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Bryan Knox murder: Gary Mawson charged over attack

Bryan Knox Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Mr Knox had suffered pressure injuries to his neck

A man has been charged with murder after a 32-year-old man attacked in a street in Washington, near Sunderland.

Bryan Knox, from Barmston in Washington, was found in the road on the Usworth Hall estate on Sunday. He died later in hospital.

A post-mortem examination revealed the 32-year-old died after suffering pressure injuries to his neck.

Northumbria Police said local man Gary Mawson, 36, had been charged with murder. He is due in court on Tuesday.

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