Man in court following Wolverton flat fire

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A man charged with arson with intent to endanger life has appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court this morning, Monday, following the death of Ashley Gillard, 31.

Thomas White, 25, of Bibury Close, Wellingborough, has also been charged with two counts of taking a vehicle without consent – a forklift truck and a BMW car.

He appeared in court via video link from Woodhill Prison.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to reappear at Aylesbury Crown Court on October 2.

The body of Mr Gillard was found following a fire in a flat in Trevithick Court, in Wolverton on Monday, June 8.