Man to appear in court today over death of soldier

A 23-year-old serving soldier will appear in court today charged with the murder of Corporal Geoffrey McNeill.

Richard Farrell, who has been in custody at Shrewsbury police station since his arrest at the weekend, is expected to appear at Telford Magistrates' Court later, West Mercia Police said.

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Serving soldier charged with murdering corporal

A 23-year-old serving soldier appeared in court today charged with murdering a corporal. Corporal Geoffrey McNeill's body was found at their barracks in Tern Hill in Shropshire on Saturday. Lance Corporal Richard Farrell was remanded in custody.