Hereford & Worcester

Andrew Heath fire murder: Daniel Martin in court

Andrew Heath, who was found dead after a suspected arson attack
Image caption Andrew Heath was found dead after a suspected arson attack at his flat in December 2011

A 23-year-old accused of murdering a man in an arson attack has appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court .

Andrew Heath, 52, was found dead after a fire at his flat in Chedworth Close, Warndon, on 14 December 2011.

Daniel Anthony Martin from Canterbury Road, Ronkswood, has been charged with his murder.

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

All four are due to appear before Worcester Crown Court on Friday.

Two other people, a man and woman in their 20s, arrested on Wednesday, have been released on bail pending further enquiries, West Mercia Police said.

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