Simon Bowring death: Five men charged

Five men have been charged in connection with the death of a man in Bristol, police have said.

The men, aged between 17 and 24, have been jointly charged with burglary and GBH with intent. They are due to appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court later.

The body of Simon Bowring, 49, was found at a property in Welsford Avenue, Stapleton, on 18 May.

A post-mortem examination was inconclusive but police believe he was the victim of an assault.

Police have said further tests could take several weeks.

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