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Seacroft death: Two in court charged with New Year's Day murder

Police at the scene
Image caption Armed police were called to an address in Seacroft just after 16:30 GMT on Monday

Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man who was allegedly trying to break into a house armed with a gun on New Year's Day.

Mark Casey, 50, was found with head injuries at an address on Rosgill Drive in Seacroft, Leeds, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Ian Ward, 27, and Daniel Ward, 19, both of Rosgill Drive, were remanded in custody at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Both men are next due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Friday.

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A 36-year-old man from Leeds, who was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of attempted robbery at the address, remains in custody, police said.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information to contact them.

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