Sunderland man in court charged with dad’s murder
A MAN accused of killing a dad has made his first court appearance before a judge.
Paul Sutton, 29, of Fordham Road, Sunderland, is charged with manslaughter over the death of Mark Dixon, who died several days after he was assaulted in Victoria Road, Hartlepool, on October 5.
Sutton appeared at Teesside Crown Court before the region’s most senior judge, Simon Bourne-Arton QC, the Recorder of Middlesbrough, for a brief administrative hearing.
A provisional trial date was set for April 27 and the case will be mentioned again in court on March 6.
Suttonwas granted bail, which includes him... read more
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