A MURDER inquiry is under way after a 14-year-old boy was today stabbed to death.
The teenager, who is yet to be named, was found by police at 12.15am today at an address in Newriggs, Fatfield, Washington.
The boy was found inside a house on the street with serious stab wounds and was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1.45am.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.
Full report in today’s Sunderland Echo.