Son charged with murdering father

A MAN will appear in court tomorrow morning charged with killing his father.

James Hore

A MAN will appear in court tomorrow morning charged with killing his father.

Michael Leahy, 34, of no fixed address, will be appearing at Colchester Magistrates' Court, charged with the murder of 56-year-old Liam Leahy.

Mr Leahy's body was found in a flat in Military Road, Colchester by ambulance crews at about 2am on Friday.


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A provisional post-mortem has revealed the cause of death to be head, neck and facial injuries.

Leahy, who is in custody, was arrested on Friday.

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A 33-year-old woman from Colchester was also arrested on suspicion of murder but has now been released and no further action will be taken.

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