Man charged with murder of father and grandmother

25-year-old Glen Patterson has been charged with the murder of his father and grandmother. Clara Patterson, 82, and Ray Patterson, 61, were found dead in a house in Benton.

Mother and son laid to rest

A mother and son believed to have been killed in their home have been laid to rest after a funeral service in North Tyneside.

Family and friends turned out to pay their respects to Ray Patterson, who was 61, and his 82-year-old mother Clara at St Bartholomew's Church in Forest Hall today.

They were killed at their home in Benton on 11 February. Glen Patterson, their son and grandson, has been charged with their murder.

Glen Patterson court appearance coverage

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Glen Patterson has appeared in court charged with the murder of his father and grandmother in Benton, North Tyneside.

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Patterson was remanded into custody pending his next appearance before Newcastle Crown Court on Feb 27th at 10am.

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During brief hearing Patterson spoke to confirm his name, address and date of birth.

Correspondent Gregg Easteal is covering the court appearance of Glen Patterson, the man accused of the murder of his father and grandmother. Follow Gregg on Twitter @GreggEastealITV

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Man accused of murdering his father and grandmother remanded in custody

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering his father and his grandmother. Glenn Patterson, 25, appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates Court after being charged with the murder of Clara Patterson, 82, and Ray Patterson, 61.

Glen Patterson of Front Street, Benton, North Tyneside, spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court later this month.

Man due in court charged with murder of father and grandmother

A 25-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with the murders of his father and grandmother at their home on North Tyneside.

The bodies of the Clara Patterson, 82, and Ray Patterson, 61, were discovered at the house on Front Street in Benton on Tuesday evening.

Glen Patterson, of Front Street, Benton, has been charged with two counts of murder, and remanded in custody.

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