Hereford & Worcester

Andrew Heath fire death: Three accused of witness intimidation

Andrew Heath, who was found dead after a suspected arson attack
Image caption Andrew Heath was found dead after a suspected arson attack

Three men have appeared in court accused of conspiracy to intimidate witnesses after a man died in a fire.

One man has already been charged with the murder of Andrew Heath, 52, found dead after the blaze at his flat in Warndon, Worcester in December 2011.

Gary Dayus, 26, of Oakridge Close, Marcus Taylor, 25, of Goldsmith Road, Warndon and Thomas Barnes, 21, of Turners Close, are the three accused.

They were remanded in custody to appear at Worcester Crown Court on 4 February.

Daniel Martin, of Canterbury Road, Ronkswood, has been charged with the murder of Mr Heath.

Teresa Martin, 44, Sarah Louise Martin, 26, and Matthew James Davies, 28, all of Rodborough Drive, have already been charged with perverting the course of justice.

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