Tyne & Wear

Man, 23, charged with murder of Kevin Gaunt found stabbed in Sunderland

Avenue Vivian
Image caption The 52-year-old man was found stabbed in Avenue Vivian

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a man who was found with stab wounds at a house in Sunderland.

Police found 52-year-old Kevin Gaunt at an address in Avenue Vivian, Fence Houses, at about 22:00 BST on Monday.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital, where he died.

Nicolas Warrender, 23, of Corrighan Terrace, East Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, has been charged with murder and will appear before Sunderland magistrates later.