Murder accused faces magistrates today

PUBLISHED: 09:06 07 June 2011 | UPDATED: 14:26 07 June 2011

(click on image for larger view) Murder scence Alfred street ,  Weston.

(click on image for larger view) Murder scence Alfred street , Weston.

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A 37-year-old man will appear before magistrates this morning (Tuesday) to face a murder charge.

Weston man Martin Hill will appear before the bench at North Somerset Courthouse following the death of 26-year-old Paul Birch on Saturday.

Mr Birch was hurt outside his home in Alfred Street, Weston, on Tuesday, and died from his head injuries four days later.

Hill, also of Alfred Street, has yet to enter a plea to the charge, and has been denied bail since his arrest earlier this week.

* For more on this story, click on the link on the right hand side of this page – and keep an eye on this website for news from today’s court hearing.

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