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 Woman who died following incident in Darlington named by police


A WOMAN who died following an incident in Darlington this weekend has been named by police.

Susan Ward died at a property in Yarm Road on Saturday evening (January 5) following a suspected medical episode.

The 72-year-old collapsed at her home during an incident in which a 64-year-old man was stabbed and seriously injured.

He was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he remains in a stable condition.

Adam Burnside, of Garrick Court, Darlington, appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with the attempted murder of the man.

The 45-year-old did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody to appear at Teesside Crown Court on February 4.

A police investigation remains ongoing.