The trial of James Allen, accused of murdering a Middlesborough pensioner and a woman from Whitby, is continuing in Newcastle.
You can watch Ben Chapman's report from this lunchtime below.
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42-year-old Barry Solomon was found dead at an address in Kemble Square on Saturday night.
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