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Two men appear in court over Paul Retallick murder
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- Man, 35, killed in Iris Way, Langport last Sunday (September 16)
- Victim named as Paul Retallick
- Four people arrested
- Two men, 55 and 25, jointly charged with murder
- 36-year-old woman released on bail pending further enquiries
- Another person released with no further charge
POLICE have confirmed the status of two other people arrested last week in connection with the murder of Paul Retallick.
A 36-year-old woman has been bailed pending further enquiries and the other person has been released with no further charge.
MICHAEL and Lee McGinty appeared at Bristol Crown Court this morning (September 20) for their first hearing.
The men, 55 and 25 respectively, are charged with the murder of 35-year-old Paul Retallick.
The father and son, both of Peony Way, Langport, will re-appear at the same court on October 16 for their preliminary hearing.
They were both remanded in custody.
TRIBUTES have continued to pour in on a Facebook page in memory of Paul.
Chloe Hayward posted: "Miss you uncle Paul, love you lots xxxxxxxxxxxx."
Kim Anderson added: "RIP Paul thoughts are with your family and friends. Sleep tight and God bless, you're safely in the arms of Jesus xxxx."
Sean Moore said: "Was so sorry to hear about Paul. I knew him a long time ago, was a good mate back then."
Daniel Craggs commented: "RIP mate I'm truly gutted. My thoughts are with your family I know they meant the world to you and you to them. Why, why why? Big love my little homie xxxxxxx."
And Lee Gordge put: "Paul mate I dont know what to say, you are my best buddy and you were only here at our's down in sunny old Dartmouth a couple of weeks ago, planning to come down and stay here for a while to get away from it all. I wish you would have just stayed here mate but you're in peace now.
"I'm gonna miss you mate, you will always be in my thoughts and I will remember all the great times we had for the whole time I have known you. RIP buddy. Your best bud, Lee."
You can read other tributes at the page here.
MICHAEL and Lee McGinty are due to appear at Bristol Crown Court this morning (September 20).
The men, 55 and 25 respectively, are charged with the murder of 35-year-old Paul Retallick (pictured above).
The father and son, both of Peony Way, Langport, appeared at Yeovil Magistrates' Court yeseterday but neither entered a plea.
TWO men have appeared in court charged with the murder of Paul Retallick.
Michael McGinty, 55, and Lee McGinty, 25, both of Peony Way, Langport, did not enter a plea during a brief hearing at Yeovil Magistrates' Court.
The men were remanded in custody and will next appear at Bristol Crown Court tomorrow (September 20).
HUNDREDS of people have paid tribute to Paul Retallick on social networking site Facebook describing him 'a special brother' and 'loving father'.
On the page set up in memory of him, a heartfelt message says: “Our very good friend Paul Retallick was taken from us Sunday night he was a loving son, friend, father and brother.”
TWO men have been jointly charged with the murder of Paul Retallick.
Michael McGinty and Lee McGinty will both appear at Yeovil magistrates court later this morning.
The charges come after Mr Retallick died at a property in Iris Way at around 8.45pm on Sunday (September 16).
Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 101.
Alternatively, phone the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
OFFICERS investigating the death of 35-year-old Paul Retallick in Langport have confirmed the incident is being treated as murder.
Mr Retallick, from the Taunton area, died at a property in Iris Way, Langport on Sunday evening from serious head injuries.
Four people were arrested in connection with the incident.
Crime scene investigation officers search for clues in bin bags opposite the property where a man, believed to be in his 30s, died 'suspiciously'.
Officers search Iris Way yesterday (September 17) afternoon.
SHOCKED neighbours have spoken out after four people were arrested following the "suspicious" death of a man in Langport.
Police are investigating the incident in Iris Way after a man, believed to be in his 30s, died at the scene.
Officers were called to the property at 8.45pm last night (September 16) and it remains cordoned off today.
Resident Tracey Gunter said: "It makes you wary about letting your kids play outside. It is quite frightening."
Another resident who did not wish to be named added: "It is normally a really quiet place with really nice people.
"I only noticed something was going on when eight police cars, three ambulances and three scenes of crime vans turned up."
A police spokesman said: "An investigation has begun to establish the circumstances surrounding the death but police are currently treating it as suspicious.
"Four people have been arrested in connection with the incident. They remain in police custody."
Anybody with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestopperson 0800-555111.