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.

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James Allen: Show me 'substantial' evidence and I'll admit murder

A man on trial for two murders has told a jury he will admit the crimes if he's shown a substantial piece of evidence linking him to the killings.

James Allen threatened and swore at the prosecution barrister and described the case against him as a 'joke'. He denies murdering a pensioner in Middlesbrough and a woman in Whitby.

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