Darlington stabbing inquiry: Man found dead named

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Police were first called to a house in Holmwood Grove

Police have released the name of a Polish man found dead in Darlington.

The body of Jerzy Tomkowski, 56, was discovered at a house in Skerries Walk by officers investigating the stabbing of a woman at a separate address.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

A 34-year-old woman remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital following the incident at Holmwood Grove early on Friday.

Durham Police said it was attempting to establish the nature of the relationship between the couple.

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