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Ian Anderson faces Neil Roberts Castletown murder trial

Neil Edward Roberts from Ballabeg Image copyright IOM police
Image caption Mr Roberts was found dead on 1 December

A man has been remanded in custody ahead of his trial for the murder of a 60-year-old found dead in a house in the Isle of Man.

Ian Anderson, 45, of Queen Street, Castletown, is charged with the murder of Neil Roberts, 60, from Ballabeg.

Mr Roberts was found dead at a house in Queen Street, Castletown, on 1 December.

Deputy High Bailiff Jayne Hughes remanded him in custody at a committal hearing at Douglas courthouse.

The court heard Mr Anderson is also facing a second charge of causing actual bodily harm to a woman.

The trial date has yet to be set.

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