Police name man found dead in Sunderland street

New Durham Street.
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Police have named a man who was found dead in a Sunderland street.

Police and paramedics were called to New Durham Road, close to the University Metro station, at 12.50am on Saturday after 49-year-old Paul Winter, of Barnes Park Road, was discovered.

He was confirmed to be dead at the scene. Police say no-one else is believed to have been involved in Mr Winter's death.

His family has been informed and a report is being prepared for the coroner.