James Allen trial: Defence begins

A man accused of two murders has admitted running from the police but says that he did not kill anyone.

James Allen has told a jury that he knew that he would be going to jail after serious allegations were made against him.

He denies murdering a pensioner in Middlesbrough and a woman in Whitby last April.


Double murder suspect on trial

James Allen is accused of murdering Colin Dunford, 81, in Middlesbrough, and Julie Davison, 50, in Whitby, last April. He denies the charges.