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Christmas Eve murder victim named locally as Owen Kerry after Cramlington stabbing

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Cramlington this morning is mourning the death of a much loved teenager named locally as Owen Kerry who was simply out for a Christmas drink with friends.

Owen was rushed to the Newcastle RVI after being stabbed in the Cramlington working men’s club. Sadly he lost his life. 

Northumbria Police have released a statement confirming two people have been arrested.

Police have arrested two people in connection with the death of a man in an incident in Cramlington.

At 10.27pm on Christmas Eve police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been stabbed inside Cramlington Workmen’s Club, on Front Street in Cramlington.

A 19-year-old man was treated by paramedics at the scene and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary but sadly died at hospital as result of his injuries.

Officers have arrested a 35-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and they are currently in custody.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Lisa Theaker, said: “We know the club was very busy at the time of the incident and police are asking for anyone who was there at the time on Christmas Eve to please get in contact as they may be able to help us with our enquiries.”

Touching tributes have been left for Owen   one read “Such sad news, can’t actually believe it’s true, rip and merry Christmas Owen Kerry thoughts with you , your family and friends”

Another read “Owen Kerry RIP young man – life is so cruel.. Thinking of all my Kerry family on this devasting news this morning”

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