Sunderland murder probe: Andrew Lucas stabbed to death

Forensic experts and police near to where the man was found in Washington. Forensic experts and police near to where Mr Lucas was found in Washington.

A man has been stabbed to death in a street in Sunderland.

Andrew Lucas, 20, of Warkworth Close, Washington was found on the street by police at just after 03.40 GMT.

He was taken to hospital but died shortly after arriving. Northumbria Police have launched a murder investigation.

A police spokesperson asked for anyone with information to come forward, but said there is "nothing to suggest any wider danger to the public".

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Tyne & Wear

Weather

Newcastle upon Tyne

13 °C 11 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • BeesSweet medicine

    Why are sick bees being prescribed honey? BBC Earth investigates

Programmes

  • The smartphone that answers backClick Watch

    Smartphones get smarter – the prototypes that talk and say ouch when you drop them

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.