Man remanded in custody after death in Taunton

A 20-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a 55-year-old man in Taunton, Somerset.

Officers found the man after being called to an address in Severn Drive on Wednesday evening, following reports of an assault.

He was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital with head injuries but died later.

The accused appeared before Taunton Magistrates' Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody to appear at Taunton Crown Court on 9 July.

A 16-year-old youth who was also arrested at the time has been bailed while police inquiries continue.

A woman held in connection with the death was released without charge on Friday.

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