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.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Birmingham & Black Country

Weather

Birmingham

Min. Night 15 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.