Weston man on murder charge remanded in custody

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering another man from Weston-super-Mare.

Martin Hill, 37, also from Weston-super-Mare, was remanded in custody by North Somerset magistrates to appear before Bristol Crown Court on 9 June.

He is charged with the murder of Paul Birch, 25, who died at Bristol's Frenchay Hospital on Saturday.

Mr Birch was taken to hospital after suffering a serious head injury on the evening of 31 May.

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