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Police: 'no one else involved' in Washington deaths

Police say they do not suspect anyone following the deaths of two people in Washington.

Police received a call from the ambulance service at 10:30am today, 11 April, at an address at Biddick Villas, in Columbia, Washington.

"This investigation is at an early stage, however, there is nothing to suggest there is any threat to the wider community.

"Early indications are that no one else has been involved in these deaths but our enquiries continue to establish exactly what has taken place."

– DCI Christina Barrett, Northumbria Police

Two found dead at Washington house

Police are currently at an address in Washington after a report of the death of two people.

They received a call from the ambulance service at 10:30am today, 11 April, at an address at Biddick Villas, in Columbia, Washington.

Police say a man and woman had been found by a carer who called emergency services. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

A post mortem examination will be carried out to determine how they died.

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Witnesses sought to Washington assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Washington.

It happened outside an address in Thornton Court in Glebe at 10pm on Wednesday, November 20.

A 46-year-old man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth hospital back and abdominal injuries which are not life threatening.

Police have arrested and bailed two men aged 43 and 33, and two women aged 51 and 28 on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

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Family of Daniel Moir thanks family and friends for support

The family of missing Daniel Moir has made the following statement after his body was found in the River Wear.

"We want to thank our family, friends and neighbours for their love and support. We also wish to thank Northumbria Police for their commitment and efforts in trying to find Daniel and the help and support of police officers. Please respect our privacy now as we deal with our loss."

– Daniel's family
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