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A serving soldier, charged with the murder of a fellow soldier in Shropshire, has been ordered to appear in court again on 31st March.
Lance Corporal Richard Farrell has been charged with the murder of Cpl McNeill, who also served with the The Royal Irish Regiment and was found dead in an accommodation block at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire.
A 23-year-old serving soldier has appeared in court charged with murdering one of his colleagues.
Lance Corporal Richard Farrell, who is accused of killing Corporal Geoffrey McNeill last Saturday, was remanded in custody after appearing at Telford Magistrates' Court.
Farrell is a member of 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment. He spoke only to confirm his name, age, date of birth, and that he was based at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, North Shropshire.
Police investigating the murder of a soldier at a barracks in Shropshire have released the following statement after another soldier was charged with his murder.
A 23-year-old soldier will appear at Telford Magistrates court this morning after being charged with murdering a fellow soldier.
Corporal Geoffrey McNeill was found dead at Tern Hill barrack in Shropshire on Saturday.
A 23-year-old serving soldier has been charged with murdering another soldier at a barracks in Shropshire.
Corporal Geoffrey McNeil was found dead at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire on Saturday morning.