A man has admitted murdering a man whose body was found in a County Durham field after a robbery.
Daniel Oxley pleaded guilty to the murder of Michael Outhwaite when he appeared at Newcastle Crown Court.
Oxley, 22, of High Street in Willington, stabbed 42-year-old Michael Outhwaite during the robbery, the court heard.
The body of Mr Outhwaite, from Sunderland, was found in a field in Willington in September.
Sentence was adjourned until 5 January and Oxley was remanded in custody.