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Maryport murder accused appears in court

William Richardson suffered fatal injuries in the early hours of Tuesday morning Credit: ITV Border

A man has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of Maryport man William Richardson.

Sean Morrin, 32, of Nelson Street, Maryport, was remanded in custody after appearing at West Cumbria Magistrates Court on Friday. He spoke only to confirm his name, address and age and will appear at Carlisle Crown Court next week.

William Richardson suffered fatal injuries in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Senhouse Street in Maryport.

He died the following day in hospital.