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Police investigating the murder of Stanley man David Scott have today released CCTV images of three people that they need to trace.
The three were captured on CCTV walking in the vicinity of Rose Avenue, South Moor, Stanley, around 1.30am on Sunday, December 23rd.
David Scott died in the Newcastle RVI on December 23rd, where he had been taken with stab wounds after being found in the back lane of Rose Avenue.
Two 16-year-olds have been charged with murder.
“We believe these people could be key witnesses and we would urge them, or anyone who recognises them, to contact police without delay.
We have detectives waiting for your call on the Durham Police 101 number, or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.” - *Detective Superintendent Paul Goundry. *
A 16-year-old has appeared at Newcastle Crown Court charged with the murder of a man from County Durham.
33-year-old David Scott died in hospital in Newcastle after being found with stab wounds in the back lane of Rose Avenue in Stanley two days before Christmas.
The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared before Newcastle Crown Court today.
He has been remanded in custody and his trial has been adjourned until March.
A 16-year-old boy has appeared at Peterlee Magistrates' Court charged with murder.
David Scott, 33, died in hospital two days before Christmas after he was found with stab wounds in Stanley.
The teenager was remanded in custody to appear before Newcastle Crown Court on Friday.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a father-of-two.
David Scott, 33, from Stanley, County Durham was found with stab wounds in a back lane behind Rose Avenue, Stanley on December 23rd.
Durham Police said the youth would be appearing before magistrates in Peterlee on Thursday.
The mother of a County Durham man killed a few days before Christmas has said the pain and misery for the family has got "deeper every day".
33-year-old David Scott, from Stanley, died on Sunday December 23rd from stab wounds and a murder inquiry was launched.
His mother, Janice Scott, who he had been living with along with his two young children, has spoken of her loss and how the family has been torn apart by his death.
Durham Constabulary are continuing to appeal for information and are asking for any witnesses to come forward.
In particular they want to speak to anyone who saw a young man wearing a blue body warmer in the area.
Officers conducting the investigation into the death of David Scott from Stanley on December 23rd have renewed their appeal for information.
David Scott was found with stab wounds in the back lane of Rose Avenue in Stanley, but died of his injuries hours later at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
Police specifically want to hear from anyone who saw a young man wearing a light blue body warmer in the Stanley or South Moor area on the evening of Saturday, December 22nd, up to 2am on Sunday, December 23rd.
The mother of David Scott, who was stabbed to death in Stanley a week ago, has spoken of her pain following his murder.
He died in Newcastle's RVI last Sunday from stab wounds after a disturbance in Rose Avenue, South Stanley.
A number of people have been arrested and bailed in connection with the murder. Detectives want to speak to anyone who saw a young man wearing a light blue body warmer in the Stanley or South Moor area on the evening of Saturday 22nd December, or the early morning of Sunday 23rd December.
Police investigating the murder of a father from County Durham have issued descriptions of two men they want to speak to.
The pair were seen running away from the area where David Scott was found - he had been stabbed.
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The detective leading the search for the killer of a County Durham father-of-two has issued the descriptions of two men seen running away from the scene.
David Scott, from Stanley, died in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary early on Sunday morning after being found injured in the back lane of Rose Avenue. The 33-year-old been stabbed.
Detective Superintendent Paul Goundry, from Northumbria Police said:
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The mother of a Stanley man stabbed to death two days before Christmas has spoken of her family's anguish.