A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed on the street where he lived in Wearside.
Police received a report of a man with stab wounds in Warkworth Close in Washington at the weekend. 20-year-old Andrew Lucas was taken to hospital and died of his injuries.
Mark Spalding, 45, has been charged with murder.
Pathways and a block of flats in Warkworth Close were cordoned off, and forensics specialists examined the scene.
– Det Ch Insp Christina Barrett, Northumbria Police
"The investigation is ongoing, however we have nothing to suggest that there is any wider danger to the public."