Man charged with Marlon's murder

By Chris Willmott Friday 31 May 2013 Updated: 31/05 14:02

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A 33-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father of two who was shot dead at a Birmingham pub.

Paul Davies is accused of killing Marlon O'Reilly, who was shot as he drank with friends in the Dovecote Pub in Cockshut Hill, on May 10.

Mr O'Reilly, who had two sons aged 15 and nine, was killed the day before his 34th birthday.

Mr Davies, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody by city magistrates to appear at crown court on June 4.

He is also accused of possession of a firearm with intent to commit harm.

A 26-year-old woman from Tile Cross in Birmingham continues to be questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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