The trial of a man of accused of killing two people was adjourned today after the defendant suffered stomach pains in court.
James Allen was taken away for treatment, and court proceedings will resume on Monday 5th November.
Mr Allen denies murdering Colin Dunford in Middlesbrough and Julie Davison in Whitby six months ago.
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