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Roy Heyes death: Man charged with Liverpool murder

Roy Heyes Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption A post-mortem examination revealed Roy Heyes died after a violent assault

A man has been charged with murder after a dead body was found at a Liverpool property on Sunday.

Roy Heyes was found after police officers forced entry into his home in Boaler Street, Kensington.

A post-mortem examination confirmed the 47-year-old died of injuries consistent with a sustained violent assault.

Martin Daiken, 27, who lived on the same street, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday.

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