Newcastle stab victim named as Frankie Cooper

Frankie CooperImage source, Northumbria Police
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Frankie Cooper was taken to hospital but died from his injuries

A 22-year-old man who died five days after being stabbed on Tyneside has been named by police.

A murder investigation is under way after Frankie Cooper was knifed in Princess Square in Newcastle city centre at about 13:20 GMT on Monday 20 February.

Mr Cooper, who was from the Newcastle area, died in hospital on Saturday.

Two teenagers charged with assault remain in custody pending court appearances.

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