Second man charged with murder of Liam Holden in Grays

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A second man has appeared in court and has now been charged with the murder of a 35-year-old man in Grays on March 10.

Liam Holden, died after being attacked outside the Euro Lounge nightclub, where he had been spending a night out with friends. He was taken to Queen’s Hospital, Romford, with serious head injuries, but could not be saved and died in the early hours.

Unemployed Ryan Wood, age 21, from Godman Road, Grays was originally arrested on suspicion of murder and bailed until May 22, pending further enquiries, but police re-arrested him on Thursday, April 18, charged with murder and appeared before Magistrates in Basildon on Friday, April 19. He was remanded in custody and will next appear at his next appearance, at Chelmsford Crown Court on Monday, April 22.

Owen Wood, age 23, already appeared at Southend Magistrates Court last month and has been charged with Mr Holden’s murder. He is also remanded in custody and his next court appearance is on May 13 for a plea and case management hearing.

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