The family of a man who was stabbed and died in Durham this weekend have paid tribute to a "devoted father", "loving husband" and "much loved son and brother."
56-year-old Peter Thomas Maine died yesterday morning after being stabbed near to Maiden Castle Sports Centre.
"Peter was a loving husband to Joanna, a devoted father to Lucy and Jessica an a much loved son of George and brother to Helen. Words at this time cannot express how we, his family are feeling. We would ask that anyone with information regarding what happened to Peter to please contact Durham Constabulary."
"This is a very difficult time for us his loving family and we request that we be afforded privacy in order to try and come to terms with our very sad loss."