A THIRD man is to appear in court charged with the murder of a father-of-two.

Detectives investigating the death of Hemwand Ali Hussain in Hartlepool charged a 31-year-old on Saturday and he will appear before Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Anxhelo Xhaferi, 22, who is originally from Albania, appeared there on Saturday morning.

Xhaferi, of Acton Street, Middlesbrough, is accused of murdering Hemwand Ali Hussain in Charterhouse Street on Sunday, September 15.

Noza Saffari, 38, who is from of Park Lane, Middlesbrough, appeared in court on Thursday.

Neither suspect has entered pleas and they have been remanded in custody until Monday, when they will appear at Teesside Crown Court.

Mr Hussain was a dad of two young boys.

Paying tribute to him, his family have said: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our partner and father Hemwand and we request that we are left to grieve in peace at this extremely difficult time.”

Cleveland Police has again appealed to anyone with any information to contact 101, quoting reference 159141.