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Man in court over Halifax pub fire death

The Wellington Inn, Halifax and Andrew McGow Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption Andrew McGow died in hospital after a fire at the Wellington Inn, Halifax

A man has appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of a man who died when a fire broke out at a Halifax pub.

Andrew McGow, 50, died at Pinderfields Hospital, in Wakefield, after being pulled unconscious from the blaze at The Wellington Inn, Rochdale Road, on Wednesday.

Shaun McBride, 31, of Highroad Well Lane, Halifax appeared before the town's magistrates' court.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Bradford Crown Court on 16 June.

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