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Stanley Murder Investigation

Police are investigating the murder of David James Scott from Stanley, who was found with stab wounds two days before Christmas and died in hospital.

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Teenager charged over Stanley murder

David Scott - stabbing victim Credit: ITV News

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.

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