Man and boy, 17, due in court on murder charge

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Police were called to the property in Huddersfield at about 16:35 BST on Sunday

At a glance

  • The body of Paul Early was found at a property in Huddersfield on Sunday

  • A 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy have been charged with murder

  • They are due before Leeds Magistrates' Court later

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A 17-year-old boy and a man have been charged with murder after a man's body was found at a property in Huddersfield at the weekend.

The body of Paul Early, 53, was found at a property on Bradford Road, Fartown, on Sunday at about 16:35 BST.

Sanchez Francis, 22, of Birkby, and the 17-year-old, who cannot be named due to his age, have been charged with murder.

The two males are due at Leeds Magistrates' Court on Thursday, West Yorkshire Police said.

The pair have also been charged with a separate count of robbery which took place on the same day, police added.

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