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Murton murder victim named

A young man stabbed to death on Saturday morning in Murton, County Durham, has been named by police.

A young man stabbed to death on Saturday morning in Murton, County Durham, has been named by police.

Anthony Blakelock, 21, of Cook Crescent, Murton, was found at the junction of Barnes Road and Wellfield Road in the town.

He was taken by ambulance to Sunderland Royal hospital where he died. An 18-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody at Peterlee.

 

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