Gavin Moon murder trial: Jury trying two men retires to consider its verdicts

A jury in the trial of two men accused of murder has not yet delivered any verdicts.

Monday, 15th July 2019, 1:03 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 6:25 pm
Gavin Moon

Luc Barker, 29, and Brian Goldsmith, 47, are claimed to have used a "large knife each" to murder 31-year-old Gavin Moon in an attack in January.

Both men deny murder and are on trial at Newcastle Crown Court.

Jurors have spent the afternoon in deliberation.

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Their discussions will resume on Tuesday, July 16.

The court has heard the fatal attack happened at Barker's home in Washington, where Mr Moon had been staying.

Barker, of Trafalgar Road, Washington, and Goldsmith, of Wayman Street, Sunderland, both deny murder.

The trial continues.