Witness Intimidation Charges In Worcester Murder Case
Three Worcester men have appeared in court today charged with conspiracy to intimidate witnesses in the murder inquiry into the death of Andrew Heath.
Mr Heath, aged 52, was found dead at his home in Chedworth Close, Warndon, after a suspected arson attack at around 4am on Wednesday 14 December 2011.
On 3 October, Daniel Anthony Martin, aged 23 of Canterbury Road, Ronkswood, Worcester, was charged with his murder and remanded into custody. Along with Martin, three other people were also charged with perverting the course of justice.
This weekend, Gary Dayus, aged 26 of Oakridge Close; Marcus Taylor, aged 25 of Goldsmith Road, Warndon; and Tom Barnes, aged 21 of Turners Close, Blackpole, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to intimidate witnesses.
They appeared at Worcester Magistrates' Court this morning where they were remanded into custody until they appear at Worcester Crown Court on 4 February.
Issued: Monday 29 October 2012