CPS authorises charge of murder over death of Avtar and Carole Kolar


West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have today authorised police to charge Rimvydas Liorancas with the murder of Avtar and Carole Kolar.

Martin Lindop, Sector Crown Prosecutor from West Midlands CPS, said:

"I have advised West Midlands Police that there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest to charge Rimvydas Liorancas, aged 37, with two counts of murder following the death of Avtar and Carole Kolar at the their home in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham on Tuesday 10 January.

"The decision was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors.

"The defendant will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' court on Thursday 19 January for a first appearance."