Uncle in court over Washington boy's stab murder

Jordan Cooper
Image caption Jordan Cooper died in hospital

A Wearside man charged with the murder of his 14-year-old nephew has appeared at crown court for the first time.

Alan Cooper, 31, was arrested after Jordan Cooper was found with stab wounds at a house in Newriggs, Washington, on Tuesday.

Mr Cooper made a brief appearance at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday and was remanded in custody until 18 May. No application for bail was made.

A post-mortem examination found Jordan died from multiple stab wounds.

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