Child cruelty charge man dies

A MAN who was accused of cruelty to a child, died before the case could be heard at court, a Norwich judge heard. Martin Lodge, of Back Lane, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, died aged 42 before he would have appeared at Norwich Crown Court yesterday.

A MAN who was accused of cruelty to a child, died before the case could be heard at court, a Norwich judge heard.

Martin Lodge, of Back Lane, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, died aged 42 before he would have appeared at Norwich Crown Court yesterday.