Search

Bricklayers Arms death: fourth man charged

PUBLISHED: 11:11 17 July 2012

A fourth man has been charged following the death of 40-year-old Ian Church at the beginning of May.

Roy Smith, aged 31, of Ranelagh Road, Sheerness, Kent has been charged with one count of Section 18 grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.

He has been detained in police custody to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday).

Police were called at about 1.55am on Saturday, May 5 to a disturbance outside the Bricklayers Arms pub on Nelson Road Central, Great Yarmouth. Officers arrived on scene to find a 40-year-old man with serious head injuries.

Todd Esherwood, 24, of Saxon Road, Great Yarmouth, 29-year-old Tony Smith, of Sidney Close, Great Yarmouth, 30-year-old Stuart Layden of South Quay, Great Yarmouth and 33-year-old Kelly Taylor, of Harris Road, Sheerness, Kent, all charged with grievous bodily harm with intent in connection with this incident, will all next appear at Norwich Crown Court for a Plea and Case Management Hearing on Friday, August 10.

A fifth man, arrested in connection with the incident, a 43-year-old, remains on bail pending further enquiries.

Other News

18 minutes ago

With your help, thousands of people across the county will benefit from a campaign aimed at keeping the elderly and vulnerable warm and cared for this winter.

18 minutes ago

Respects have been paid to a Dunkirk veteran who served the borough of Great Yarmouth as a councillor for some 50 years.

56 minutes ago

Walk around Great Yarmouth and it’s not hard to find empty shops crying out for new life.

14:44

A man has been filmed waving a knife outside a family restaurant in Great Yarmouth.

Most Read

Yesterday, 12:33

A road rage incident in Great Yarmouth saw a man leave his car and try and get into another driver’s car when it was stopped at traffic lights.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:17

A woman who was wanted by police on recall to prison has been found in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Norfolk Police
14:44

A man has been filmed waving a knife outside a family restaurant in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Twitter

A woman thought she was going to die as her ex-partner stamped on her head twice and broke her nose, a court heard.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Yesterday, 17:24

Emergency services were called to Great Yarmouth town centre after a disused lamp post caught fire on Monday afternoon.

Read more
Rescue Service

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 5°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy