Trial of five accused of murdering Scarborough man Solomon Robinson postponed for six months

The trial of five men accused of murdering Scarborough man Solomon Robinson has been postponed for six months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Twenty-six-year-old Mr Robinson died following an alleged stabbing in St Nicholas Street in the early hours of October 20 last year.

Mr Robinson was found with serious injuries outside Scarborough Town Hall at about 2am and taken to hospital where he died.

Five men - Callon Brass, 21, of Eastborough, Dawid Goral, 20, of Durham Street, Stevie Low, 22, of Longwestgate, Kieron Watkinson, 18, of Endcliff Crescent, and Stefan Selvage, 18, of Colescliffe Road - each deny murdering Mr Robinson.

Leeds Crown Court. Picture: JPI Media

They were due to appear for trial on Monday, but the case was adjourned to October 6 due to the coronavirus pandemic which has led to the suspension and curtailing of court proceedings throughout the country.

All five defendants were remanded in custody until the postponed trial, which is due to last about four weeks.

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