Man set for court over wheelchair user's murder

A MAN was due to appear in court today charged with the murder of a 62-year-old disabled man beaten to death in his home.

Alan Atkin, who used a wheelchair, was found dead in his flat in Scarborough, on Wednesday.

A 28-year-old man was charged with his murder last night, North Yorkshire Police said. Mr Atkin suffered severe injuries to his face, head and body and died as a result of head injuries.