Jarrow woman accused of Paul Taylor murder appears in crown court

A woman accused of murder may face trial in October.

Friday, 5th April 2019, 1:20 pm
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 1:24 pm
Paul Taylor was pronounced dead in the early hours of March 31.

The 44-year-old accused, of Thames Avenue, Jarrow, has appeared at Newcastle Crown Court, where she was not asked to enter a plea.

Emergency services at the scene of the incident.

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Judge Paul Sloan QC said a trial may take place on October 2.

A pre-trial hearing, where Lee will be asked to enter a plea to the murder charge, will take place on April 30.

Mr Taylor, 45, of Hebburn, was found with injuries consistent with a stabbing at an address in Thames Avenue, Jarrow, shortly after 12.30am on Sunday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene