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Bala murder investigation

Police increase patrols in the town of Bala, Gwynedd, following the murder of Slovakian man Branislav Gula in the town on Saturday.

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Bala murder suspect appears in court

A 23-year-old Slovakian man has appeared in court this afternoon accused of the murder of another man at Bala in Gwynedd. Julius Hecko was remanded in custody by magistrates at Caernarfon to appear before a judge at the town's crown court later today.

He is charged with murdering Branislav Gula, 42, at a flat in Plassey Street in Bala on Saturday 10 November.

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