Man charged over Sunderland teen stab murder

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Connor Brown died of stab wounds after being found behind The Borough in Sunderland city centre

A man has been charged with the murder of a teenager who died after being stabbed.

Connor Brown, 18, died in hospital after being attacked behind The Borough pub in Sunderland city centre at 01:30 GMT on Sunday.

A 20-year-old man from Sunderland has been charged with murder and is due before South Tyneside magistrates on Tuesday.

A 19-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

Det Ch Insp John Bent, of Northumbria Police, said: "This was a tragic incident that resulted in the death of a young man who had his entire life ahead of him.

"We are not treating this as a random attack and I would like to reassure the community that we will leave no stone unturned in finding out the truth behind Connor's death."

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