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Teenager charged with murder to stand trial later this year

The body of 64-year-old David Evans was found at his Pentyrch home Credit: ITV News Wales

A teenager charged with the murder of a 64-year-old man is due to stand trial later this year.

The body of David Evans was found after a fire at his home in Pentyrch, near Cardiff, in January.

19-year-old Bleddyn King, from Abercynon, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court today. He has yet to enter a formal plea but a trial date has been fixed for October 2.

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Court appearance for teenager over Pentyrch death

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in his fire damaged home.

David Evans, 64, was discovered by firefighters in the village of Pentyrch, on the outskirts of Cardiff, in January after they extinguished a blaze at his one-bedroom bungalow.

Bleddyn King, 18, of Abercynon, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court today charged with murder.

King, who appeared by video link, did not enter a plea and there will be another hearing on May 21.

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