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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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CCTV released of possible key witnesses

The CCTV shows three people the police want to trace. Credit: Durham Police

Police investigating the murder of Stanley man David Scott have today released CCTV images of three people that they need to trace.

The three were captured on CCTV walking in the vicinity of Rose Avenue, South Moor, Stanley, around 1.30am on Sunday, December 23rd.

The CCTV was filmed near to where David Scott was found Credit: Durham Police

David Scott died in the Newcastle RVI on December 23rd, where he had been taken with stab wounds after being found in the back lane of Rose Avenue.

Two 16-year-olds have been charged with murder.

“We believe these people could be key witnesses and we would urge them, or anyone who recognises them, to contact police without delay.

We have detectives waiting for your call on the Durham Police 101 number, or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.” - *Detective Superintendent Paul Goundry. *

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