Tyne & Wear

Reece Allen North Shields death: Man denies murder

Reece Allen Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Reece Allen died in hospital after he was found with multiple stab wounds

A man has denied stabbing to death a 24-year-old man in North Tyneside.

Reece Allen was discovered with multiple stab wounds outside an address in West Avenue, North Shields, in the early hours of 25 January. He later died in hospital.

Joe Welsh, also 24, of no fixed address, pleaded not guilty to murder at Newcastle Crown Court on Monday.

He was remanded in custody ahead of a further hearing scheduled for 1 July. His trial date was set for 25 July.

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