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Two men appear in court charged with Barry murder

Harry Baker Image copyright Family photo

Two men from Barry have appeared in court charged with the murder of 17-year-old Harry Baker in the town.

Peter McCarthy, 36, of Bassett Street and Ryan Palmer, 33, of Aberaeron Close, appeared at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning.

The men were not granted bail and will appear at Cardiff Crown Court on Monday.

Harry’s body was found in the early hours of Wednesday morning at Barry Intermodal Terminal, Wimborne Road.

Two men aged 32 and 47 remain under arrest and in police custody and a 38-year-old woman has been released under investigation.

South Wales Police renewed an appeal for anyone with information or who saw or heard a disturbance in the area between midnight and 01:00 BST on Wednesday to contact them.

Speaking after his death, Harry’s family paid tribute to him as a “fun-loving son and brother”.


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