Murder charge after Sunderland attack victim dies
A man has been charged with murder after an assault victim died in Sunderland.
Steven Corbett, 27, from Birtley Avenue in the city, was found unconscious after reports of a disturbance at a house in Benton Avenue early on Sunday.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said a 30-year-old man was charged with murder after Mr Corbett died on Monday.
The spokesman added that woman who was also arrested in connection with the attack had been bailed.