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Andrew and Kiera Broadhead fire deaths: Man charged with murders

Andrew Broadhead, 42, and eight-year-old Kiera Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption Andrew Broadhead, 42, and his eight-year-old daughter Kiera died in the fire at their home

A man has appeared in court charged with the murders of a man and his daughter who died in a house fire.

Andrew Broadhead, 42, and his eight-year-old daughter, Kiera, died in the blaze at their home in Ash Crescent, Stanley, Wakefield last Wednesday.

Daniel Jones, 28, of Spawd Bone Lane in Knottingley, appeared before Leeds magistrates on Wednesday charged with murder and arson.

He was remanded in custody and is due at Leeds Crown Court on Friday.

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