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Avtar and Carole Kolar deaths: Man in court over couple's murder

Avtar and Carole Kolar
Image caption The bodies of Avtar and Carole Kolar were found on 11 January

A 37-year-old man has appeared in court accused of killing a Birmingham couple.

Rimvydas Liorancas, a Lithuanian, of Booth Street, Winson Green, is charged with murdering Avtar and Carole Kolar.

Their bodies were found at their Handsworth Wood home on 11 January by their son, an officer with West Midlands Police.

No plea was entered at Birmingham Crown Court. An interpreter translated proceedings for Mr Liorancas and a trial date has been set for August.

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