Pilot charged with murder after claiming he found massacre

A pilot who claims he discovered a massacre while working in Africa, has been been charged with their murders. Eighteen people were killed in the Central African Republic in March.

David Simpson
David Simpson Credit: ITV

David Simpson, from north Yorkshire, seen here on the left, had been working there for two years. He says the killings look like an attack by local rebels. But he was held in jail for over a month after alerting authorities. Mr Simpson could face the death penalty if found guilty.

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Man held over African massacre

A man from North Yorkshire is being held in the Central African Republic after reporting he discovered bodies on a game reserve.