Two due in court on affray charge after incident in which grandad died

Two men are due in court today in connection with an incident in which a Hetton grandad died.

Tuesday, 7th March 2017, 5:00 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:06 am
Stewart Anderson, pictured holding granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

Alan King, 47, of no fixed abode, and Jordan King, 24, of Earls Green, East Rainton, will appear at Peterlee Magistrates’ Court this afternoon, charged with affray after the death of 54-year-old Stewart Anderson last year.

The father-of-two died after an incident at the Loveshack nightclub in Durham in July.

The Loveshack club

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Police confirmed in January that no further action would be taken against seven members of the club’s door staff who were also arrested in connection with the incident.

Officers were called to the Walkergate complex in Durham at 1am on Sunday, July 24, after reports of a disturbance inside the club.

The Loveshack club