Tyne & Wear

Teenager Josh Johnson admits killing Dale Arnold stab killing

Dale Arnold Image copyright Durham Police
Image caption Dale Arnold, 32, died in hospital after being attacked on Front Street in his home village of Kelloe in August

A teenager has admitted killing a man found with stab wounds in a County Durham village.

Dale Arnold, 32, died in hospital after being stabbed in Kelloe, near Durham City, on the afternoon of 3 August.

Josh Johnson, 19, had been charged with murder, but admitted to the lesser charge of manslaughter, which was accepted at Teesside Crown Court.

Johnson, from Ushaw Moor, is due to return to the court on 20 December for sentencing.

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