Brothers remanded over Rochdale murder

Two brothers accused of murdering a man whose body was found in a house in Rochdale have been remanded in custody.

Arron Ward, 28, and Vincent Ward, 27, both of Lower Bamford Close, Middleton, appeared at Bury Magistrates' Court.

Police were called to the house in Middleton on Friday where they found the body. Post-mortem tests revealed the man, who has not been formally identified, died from head injuries.

The brothers are next due to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 7 February.

The dead man is believed to be in his 30s.