Inquest into solicitor's death opened and adjourned

An inquest into the death of a solicitor found with stab wounds in Durham City has been opened and adjourned.

Peter Maine was found dead on a path where he had been running close to the Maiden Castle sports complex on Sunday, September 1.

In a brief hearing, the coroner said a post mortem showed Mr Maine died from stab wounds to the chest. The case has been adjourned until November.

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Investigation after Durham stabbing

Investigations are continuing into the death of a man in Durham City. He was found with stab wounds on the morning of Sunday 1 September.