Great Yarmouth man arrested on suspicion of murder

A 30-YEAR-OLD man from Great Yarmouth has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detectives investigating the death of Ian Church, 40, arrested a man today (Monday, June 25).

Police were called at about 1.55am on Saturday, May 5 to a disturbance outside the Bricklayers Arms pub on Nelson Road Central, Great Yarmouth.

Officers arrived to find a 40-year-old man with serious head injuries and he died two days later at the James Paget hospital.

Todd Esherwood, 24, of Saxon Road, Great Yarmouth and 29-year-old Tony Smith, of Sidney Close, Great Yarmouth, both charged with grievous bodily harm with intent, will next appear at Norwich Crown Court for a Plea and Case Management Hearing on Friday, August 10.

A third man arrested in connection with the incident, a 43-year-old, remains on bail pending further enquiries.

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