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

Leighton Barrass & Ally Gordon have been charged with Murder.

Connor Brown sadly never returned from a night out with his friends in Sunderland City Centre when he was stabbed,

Officers have now launched a murder investigation and charged two men with murder.

Connor was a popular local lad who was well liked, He loved his football team Sunderland and his boxing.

His family, friends and colleagues have flooded social media with tributes to the popular teenager, they also arranged flowers and balloons which have been left on a bench close to the scene on Park Lane.

A second man has been charged with murder following a fatal assault in Sunderland city centre over the weekend.

At around 1.30am on Sunday (February 24), police received a report that a man had been injured behind The Borough Pub, in Sunderland.

Eighteen-year-old Connor Brown was found with life-threatening injuries consistent with those of a stabbing and sadly passed away shortly after.

Last night, police charged Leighton Barrass, 20, of Hartside Square, Sunderland, with murder.

A second man, Ally Gordon, 19, of Polmuir Road, Sunderland, has now been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

Both men are due to appear before magistrates in South Tyneside this morning (Tuesday).

Officers are still keen to hear from any witnesses to the incident, and have asked anybody with information to get in touch.

Anybody with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 124 240219 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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