Teenager charged with murder

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the death of a Colchester man.Gary Belben, 59, was discovered dead at a house in Lucas Road, Colchester on Monday evening.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the death of a Colchester man.

Gary Belben, 59, was discovered dead at a house in Lucas Road, Colchester on Monday evening.

A post mortem established that he died from head injuries.

The teenager, who is from Colchester, has also been charged with the attempted murder of a 42-year-old woman.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Witham youth court tomorrow .

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