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Police are appealing for the public's help to locate missing man Paul Kylo.
Paul, aged 43, was reported missing on Monday, May 8 from Hopewood Park Hospital and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a navy parka-style jacket and trainers.
He is described as 6' tall, of slim build with dark brown hair. His last known home address is in the Chester-Le-Street area.
One lane is blocked and there is slow traffic on the A1(M) northbound because of an accident.
The incident took place before J63 A167 / A183 (Chester-le-Street). Lane one (of two) is blocked.
A 19-year-old woman is to appear before magistrates charged with the murder of Mark Shaw, whose body was found in his house in Grange Villa, near Chester-Le-Street in December.
Zoe Warren was arrested on 9 March at an address in Washington. She was charged with the murder of Mark, who was known locally as 'Sharky’.
Kieran Adey, aged 18 has already appeared in court charged with Mark's murder; three people remain on police bail while enquiries continue.
Mark Shaw, aged 29 died from a stab wound but had also been subjected to a prolonged assault in his home on Pine Street.
Emergency services are investigating after a coach burst into flames on the side of a busy motorway.
Fire and rescue services were called to the A1M northbound near Junction 63, at around 9:25am on Thursday morning after reports of a coach on fire.
Firefighters tackled the blaze, leaving motorists facing tailbacks.
Nobody was injured during the fire.
Photos from the incident where Durham, High Handenhold & Spennymoor crews dealing with A1M bus fire this morning. https://t.co/rReoHH5qJR
There were no injuries and nobody was hurt.
"We do not yet know what caused the fire but an investigation is underway."
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