Police are stopping passers-by in Durham city this morning, in their efforts to find new information over the death of a solicitor.
Peter Maine was stabbed in the chest exactly two weeks ago, as he went for a morning run near Maiden Castle sports centre. The 56 year old died later in hospital.
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