Man denies murder of Washington dad Gavin Moon

A man has appeared in court and denied murdering Washington dad Gavin Moon.

Monday, 11th February 2019, 11:21 am
Updated Monday, 11th February 2019, 11:37 am
Gavin Moon

Luc Barker, 28, and Brian Goldsmith, 47, are both charged with killing Gavin Moon in an attack last month.

Mr Moon was found dead at a flat in Trafalgar Road, Sulgrave, January 8.

Gavin Moon

The 31-year-old dad from Washington had suffered a fatal stab wound.

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Goldsmith, of Wayman Street, Sunderland, was not asked to enter a plea at this stage.

Both men, who appeared at the hearing via videolink to prison, will be back in court for a further, pre-trial hearing on May 10.

Police in Trafalgar Road after the death of Gavin Moon.

A trial, which could take ten days, has been listed on June 18.

Judge Paul Sloan QC remanded both men in custody in the meantime.