Robert Baker has been found guilty of the murder of John Coates.
Baker was charged with the murder of Mr Coates, after he was found dead in the block of flats where they both lived, in September last year.
The 24-year-old was accused of bludgeoning the shop worker to death. He was found naked in his bath tub at his flat on Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough.
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