Teenager charged with murder to stand trial later this year

Crime scene with police
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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