Man charged with murder after Washington stabbing

A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder after 20-year-old Andrew Lucas was stabbed to death in Washington.

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Man in court on murder charge after fatal stabbing in Washington

Andrew Lucas
20 year old Andrew Lucas who died from stab wounds Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A man has appeared in court charged with murder, after a fatal stabbing in Washington at the weekend.

20 year old Andrew Lucas was found with stab wounds near his home in Warkworth Close, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

45-year-old Mark Spalding, from Washington, has appeared before Sunderland Magistrates. He was remanded in custody, and will appear before Newcastle Crown Court on November the 7th.

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