A man accused of stabbing another man to death at a North East business park has appeared in court this morning. (Saturday, March 30)

Alder Willis, 68, of Allanville, Camperdown, North Tyneside, appeared at Newcastle Magistrates' Court charged with murder and possession of a pointed article.

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He is accused of killing 35-year-old Andrew Darn who died after being found with stab wounds on the Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate in North Shields just before 9am on Wednesday.

Willis was remanded into custody and is due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court next month.