Police charge a fourth person over death at Yarmouth pub

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Great Yarmouth that led to the death of 40-year-old Ian Church at the beginning of May have charged a fourth person.

Kelly Taylor, 33, from Harris Road, Sheerness, Kent, was charged with one count of Section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent and one count of actual bodily harm. She was bailed and will next appear at Norwich Magistrates Court at 9.30am tomorrow.

Police were called at 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.

Todd Esherwood, 24, of Saxon Road, Great Yarmouth, Tony Smith, 29, of Sidney Close, Great Yarmouth and Stuart Layden, 30, of South Quay, Great Yarmouth, all charged with grievous bodily harm with intent in connection with this incident, will all 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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