Soldier goes on trial over death of woman found in flat


A soldier will go on trial charged with murdering a 24-year-old woman.

Alice Ruggles was discovered with fatal injuries at her flat in Gateshead in October.

Lance Corporal Trimaan Dhillon, 25, denies her murder and will stand trial at Newcastle Crown Court .

Dhillon, also known as Harry, served with the Royal Regiment of Scotland and lived at Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland.