Man charged with murder in Thetford

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A MAN has been charged with the murder of a 65-year-old man in Thetford.

Ronald Beacham, of Ulfkell Road, Thetford, died on December 8 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital after suffering serious head injuries during an alleged assault on Fir Road, Thetford, four days earlier.

Michael O’Leary, 56, of no fixed address, has now been charged with his murder.

He remains remanded in custody and will appear before Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday December 20.

Mr Beacham’s family have paid tribute to Ronald in tomorrow’s Bury Free Press.