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Leamington Spa man charged with murder of 91-year-old

A man has been charged with the murder of a 91-year-old who was found injured in his own home in September and died two months later.

Sydney Pavier was discovered at his house in Gordon Street, Leamington Spa, which had been ransacked.

Scott Melville, 38, of no fixed address, was originally charged with burglary and causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the death.

Mr Melville was remanded in custody until a bail hearing on Tuesday.

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