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Oxfordshire man charged with murder after injured man dies

Cowley Road, Oxford Image copyright David Howard/Geograph
Image caption Rodney Brain was arrested on Friday following "an altercation involving two men" in Cowley Road

A 41-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man found with head injuries died in hospital.

Rodney Brain, of Laurel Close, Carterton, Oxfordshire, is accused of murdering 57-year-old Graham Collier, who was found injured in Cowley Road, Oxford, on Thursday evening.

Mr Collier died in hospital on Saturday.

Mr Brain was arrested on Friday on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, but re-arrested after the death.

He has appeared before magistrates and will appear in crown court on Tuesday.

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