TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after an 18-year-old boy was found knifed to death behind a pub in the early hours of Sunday.
Aspiring boxer Connor Brown was rushed to hospital after being found with stab wounds in Northumbria over the weekend.
ncjMedia Connor Brown was just 18-years-old when he was fatally stabbed behind a pub in Northumbria
Despite paramedics rushing him to hospital, the teen tragically passed away.
Northumbria Police today confirmed two men, aged 19 and 20, had been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Detective Chief Inspector John Bent said: “This was a tragic incident that resulted in the death of a young man who had his entire life ahead of him.
“We are committed to determining the circumstances behind Connor’s death and a thorough investigation is ongoing as we look to bring those responsible to justice.
“We are not treating this as a random attack and I would like to reassure the community that we will leave no stone unturned in finding out the truth behind Connor’s death.”
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Connor was found behind The Borough pub, in the city centre, with injuries consistent with a stabbing at around 1.28am on Sunday.
The teen’s family is now being supported by specialist officers.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference 124 240 219 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
PA:Press Association Police said they did not believe the attack was random
ncjMedia Connor was found behind The Borough pub, in the city centre, with injuries consistent with a stabbing at around 1.28am on Sunday
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