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James Allen double murder manhunt: Suspect 'knew first victim'

A major manhunt is underway in North East England tonight following the murders of two people in Middlesbrough and Whitby.

More than 100 officers are involved in the search for 35-year-old James Allen, a known drug user with previous convictions for violence.

The manhunt follows the discovery of the bodies of Colin Dunford, 81, in Middlesbrough and Julie Davison, 50, in Whitby.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 27 Apr 2012
  • From the section UK
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