Murderer James Allen sentenced to life imprisonment

James Allen will serve a minimum of 37 years in prison after being found guilty of the murder of Whitby woman Julie Davison

Allen (36) has been ordered to serve two life sentences totalling 60 years for the murder of Ms Davison and Middlesbrough pensioner Colin Dunford, after being found guilty today at Newcastle Crown Court.

He will not be eligible for parol until the age of 73.