York & North Yorkshire

Father and son deny Scarborough man's murder

Shaun Atkinson Image copyright North Yorks Police
Image caption Shaun Atkinson was found dead at a house in Scarborough on 27 December

A father and son have pleaded not guilty to murdering a man in Scarborough.

Shaun Atkinson, 49, was found dead at a house in St John's Avenue in the North Yorkshire town on 27 December.

Barry Rewcroft, 51, and Ruben Rewcroft, 20, both of Raincliffe Avenue, Scarborough, denied the charge during a hearing at Leeds Crown Court.

Both men were remanded in custody and they will appear again before the same court on 19 June.

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