Two men have appeared before magistrates in Sunderland, charged with the murder of John Hall, from Shiney Row.
Nicholas John Rought, 45, of Princes Street, and Paul Ian Tate, 48, of Mill Terrace, were remanded in custody. The pair will next appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Tuesday 24th September.
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