Five arrested over street murder in County Durham

Five men have been arrested after a 45-year-old man was murdered following an incident in a County Durham street.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance in Tees Crescent, Spennymoor, at about 0130 BST on Thursday.

The man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries but later died. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later, police have said.

Five men in their 20s are in police custody.

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