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St Helens teenager to go on trial for flat murder

A 19-year-old man is to go on trial for the murder of a man in Merseyside.

Police found the body of David Rimmer, 69, in a flat on Borough Road, St Helens on 13 September.

Anthony Hallard, of Rainhill Road, St Helens, appeared before Liverpool Crown Court earlier.

He has been remanded in custody until his next hearing at the same court on 3 November when he is expected to give a plea. His trial is listed for 16 February.

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