Man dies after being assaulted earlier this year

29 Dec 2016 14:00 PM

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Police have been informed a man who was assaulted in Sunderland in March has sadly died.

Michael Stead, who was 34, was assaulted on the evening of Monday March 21st in Brady Street in the Pallion area of the city.

He was taken to the RVI with significant head injuries and later transferred to Sunderland Royal hospital where he had been in a critical condition.

Yesterday police were informed he had sadly died.

Our thoughts are with Michael's family and we have specialist Family Liaison Officers offering them support.

Four people have previously been arrested and charged in connection with the assault.

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