One Woman Dead, Paramjit Singh In a Serious Condition, As Man Appears In Court After “Serious Incident”


A MAN has been arrested after a “serious incident” at a Darlington town centre property left a woman dead and another man in hospital.

Durham Police launched an investigation into the incident, which happened at a property on Yarm Road in Darlington, on Saturday evening.

“Following the incident, a woman was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital, but was sadly pronounced dead shortly after.

“Another man was taken to James Cook Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.”

Adam Burnside, of Garrick Court, Darlington, wore a prison-issued grey tracksuit when he appeared before magistrates in Newton Aycliffe this morning.

During the short hearing, the 45-year-old spoke only to confirm his name and address.

The court heard that the charge was in relation to the alleged attempted murder of Paramjit Singh.

Speaking before the hearing, a Durham Police spokeswoman said: “The charge relates to an incident in Darlington on Saturday evening (January 5) in which a woman died and a man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“The man remains in a stable condition in James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.”

The defendant was remanded in custody until he is next due before Teesside Crown court on February 4.


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