A court has heard that a man accused of two murders was trusted by one of the victims.
James Allen is accused of murdering Colin Dunford from Middlesbrough and Julie Davison from Whitby.
Today, evidence was presented on the days after Allen's arrest.
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Veterans, cadets, dignitaries and serving Northumberland Fusiliers have paid tribute to those killed at the Battle of the Somme
Clear spells. Showers. Brisk winds. Sunday looks like the better day
Two men whose grandfathers fought in the Tyneside Irish battalion and died together on the Somme have returned to visit their graves.