Cimla death: Man in court charged with pensioner murder

Lime Grove, Cimla
Image caption Police were sent to Lime Grove, Cimla, after reports of a disturbance on Thursday evening

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering a pensioner.

David Phillips, 76, was found dead at a house in Cimla, Neath, on Thursday morning following reports of a disturbance.

Thomas Carney, 27, from Morriston, Swansea, appeared before Swansea magistrates charged with the murder and also assaulting a police officer.

Mr Carney was remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Swansea Crown Court on 19 February.

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