Birmingham & Black Country

Man charged over Marlon O'Reilly pub shooting death

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father of two who was shot dead at a Birmingham pub.

Paul Davies, 33, is accused of killing Marlon O'Reilly, who was shot as he drank with friends in the Dovecote Pub in Cockshut Hill, on 10 May.

Mr O'Reilly, who had two sons aged 15 and nine, was killed the day before his 34th birthday.

Mr Davies, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody by city magistrates to appear at crown court on 4 June.

He is also accused of possession of a firearm with intent to commit harm.

A 26-year-old woman from Tile Cross in Birmingham continues to be questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender, a police spokeswoman said.

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