Woman charged with brother's murder
A woman has been charged with the murder of her brother who died after being stabbed at a party in his home.
The body of Ashley Gray was found in the living room of a house in Ferryhill Station, County Durham, just after 10pm on Friday.
The 24-year-old, from the town, had been stabbed in the chest.
He was rushed to Darlington Memorial Hospital by paramedics but died of his injuries.
His sister Claire Gray, 21, of Coniston Road, Ferryhill, was charged with his murder and will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court on Monday.
Ten other people, including both men and women aged from 16 to 26 years, were arrested at the house. They have been released without charge.
A kitchen knife, believed to be the murder weapon, was recovered from the terraced house on High Street by the police.
Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious on High Street on Friday night has been asked to contact the police on 0345 6060365 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.