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Borehamwood man accused of killing father is remanded

A 69-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of his father in 2005 after remains were found in their back garden in Hertfordshire.

Michael Jachimowicz is accused of killing his Polish-born father Heironim Jachimowicz, who was 87 at the time.

The son was charged after human remains were found in the garden at Furzehill Road, Borehamwood, on Saturday.

An archaeologist had been called in to help police forensic officers, St Albans Crown Court heard.

Prosecutor Sally Mealing-McLeod told the court that Michael Jachimowicz is accused of murdering his father some time between March and May 2005.

He is also accused of three firearms offences.

There was no application for bail.

Judge Stephen Gullick set a plea and case management hearing for 9 February next year with a trial date of 27 April.

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