Man admits manslaughter over 'violent' Sunderland attack

Google street view of junction of Borough Road and Toward RoadImage source, Google
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Carl Loughran was injured on Borough Road in the city centre at about 16:00 BST

A man has pleaded guilty to killing a man in a "violent" attack in Sunderland city centre.

Carl Loughran was attacked in Borough Road on 1 August.

Northumbria Police said the 36-year-old died two days later from "significant injuries" sustained in "a violent altercation in the street".

Liam Wright, 32, of Rangoon Road, admitted manslaughter via video-link at Newcastle Crown Court. He will be sentenced on 4 December.

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