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Murder charge after Rednal man Paul Cox, 83, dies

Paul Cox
Image caption Mr Cox's 84th birthday would have been on Tuesday

A man has been charged with the murder of an 83-year-old man who was found dead at his home in Worcestershire.

Paul Cox was found at his semi-detached home in Waseley Road, Rednal, Worcestershire, on Friday morning.

Cory Christopher Youlden, from Birmingham, was remanded in custody by magistrates in Redditch on Thursday.

The 22-year-old was due to to re-appear at Worcester Crown Court on Friday. He is also accused of burgling Mr Cox's house and stealing his car.

Mr Cox's 84th birthday would have been on Tuesday.

Another man previously arrested was released on bail on Wednesday.

A third man arrested in connection with Mr Cox's death was released without charge.

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