Police name Sunderland man who died after being found injured in field

The man was found with serious injuries on July 10.
The man was found with serious injuries on July 10.

A Sunderland man has died after being found with serious injuries in a field in Northumberland.

Darren Thomas Bonner, 24, of Palmerstead Road, Pennywell, had been receiving treatment in hospital after being found in a field in Cresswell, near Morpeth, on July 10.

Two people were previously charged with attempted murder in connection with the incident.

Richard James Spottiswood, 33, of Canterbury Way, South Shields, and Lucy Burn, 29, of Burns Close, South Shields, are currently on remand until their next hearing.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "A man who was found injured in Cresswell has now died in hospital.

"Police found the 24-year-old man seriously injured in a field in Cresswell, near Morpeth, on Monday, July 10.

"He has been in hospital in a critical condition since being found but sadly he has now died.

"Police have now named the man as Darren Thomas Bonner, of Palmstead Road, Pennywell, Sunderland.

"An investigation was launched following the incident and a two people were charged with attempted murder.

"They are Richard James Spottiswood, 33, of Canterbury Way, South Shields, and Lucy Burn, 29, of Burns Close, South Shields.

"Both are currently on remand until their next hearing."

Spottiswood and Burn are due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Monday, August 14.