Two men are due to appear in court charged with the murder of a 53-year-old man from Fixby.

A 17-year-old male from Fartown and Sanchez Francis, aged 22, of Birkby, will both appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on Wednesday, charged with the murder of Paul Early.

Mr Early's body was found in a property on Bradford Road, Fartown, on Sunday, June 19.

The two men have also been charged with a separate count of robbery, which took place on the same day.

Anyone who has information relating to Mr Early’s death is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team by calling 101, quoting crime reference 13220331451.

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Those who wish to share information anonymously can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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