Police have launched a murder investigation after a man died of stab wounds in Washington.
The 20-year-old was found with a number of injuries in Warkworth Close, at some time before 3:42am on Saturday morning. The man was taken to hospital where he was declared dead.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information about the incident is being urged to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
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