Man appears in court on murder charge

A WESTON man appeared at North Somerset Courthouse this morning (Tues) charged with murder.

Dressed in a T-shirt and jogging trousers, Martin Hill, of Alfred Street, spoke only to confirm his name and address.

The 37-year-old is charged with the murder of 26-year-old Paul Birch, also of Alfred Street.

Hill will remain in custody until his next hearing at Bristol Crown Court on Thursday.

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