Inquest into Peterlee stab death

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AN inquest into the death of a man who sustained fatal stab wounds at a house in Peterlee was due to be opened today.

Cole Wilson, 20, from Walker in Newcastle, died on Sunday, September 18, at a property in Sledmere Close.

Police sealed off the road after the incident.

A post-mortem examination found Mr Baker had died from stab wounds to his chest and side of his head.

An inquest into his death will be opened and adjourned by the coroner.

John Blackburn, 19, from Walker, has been charged with murder.

He was remanded in custody after his last appearance at Newcastle Crown Court and will next appear for a plea and case management hearing on the week beginning December 12.