Tyne & Wear

Cole Wilson stabbing murder accused remanded

Cole Wilson
Image caption Cole Wilson sufferes stab wounds to the head and chest

A teenager has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a 20-year-old man in County Durham.

The body of Cole Wilson was discovered in a house at Sledmere Close, Peterlee, early on Sunday.

John Blackburn, 19, from Walker, was remanded in custody to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on 27 September.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Wilson, of Titan House, Newcastle, died from stab wounds to the chest and the side of his head.

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