Live updates


Prosecution in Camborne murder trial: deceased 'subjected to a campaign of violence and bullying'

The trial has started of three men and a woman accused of murdering a sixty three year old man in Camborne.

Terry Oldham died at his home in April last year after a serious sexual assault.

Terry Oldham was found dead at his home last year Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

It was alleged at the trial at Truro Crown Court that the four defendants, who lived at Mr.Oldham's home, subjected him to a campaign of cruelty and bullying. It's also alleged that they stole his money and possessions.

The prosecution described Mr.Oldham as frail, vulnerable and afraid to report his treatment as he was afraid of the consequences.

Mr Oldham's home in Camborne Credit: ITV West Country

Mr Oldham was a small frail man, who was routinely bullied. The defendants knew he was a convicted sex offender and thought he was fair game.

– Paul Renton Dunkels QC

The four deny murder.The trial is expected to last for five weeks.


Two jailed after farm worker's death from electrocution

Jason Morgan died after fitting safety netting Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Two men have been jailed for manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a contractor working at a farm in Cornwall four years ago.

33-year-old Jason Morgan from Bristol was killed at Great Brynn Barton Farm near Roche, Cornwall in June 2011.

He was putting up safety netting when his ladder touched an overhead power cable and he was electrocuted.

Farmer Roger Matthews and his employee Norman Treseder were found to be "grossly negligent" when they appeared at Truro Crown Court in August.

They were jailed for four years each.

Appeal for driver to come forward after elderly man hit by car

The pensioner was on the pavement opposite Home Park when he was hit. Credit: PA

Police are trying to find a driver after an 86-year-old man was hit by a car after a football match in Plymouth.

The pensioner was on the pavement opposite Home Park football ground last month, after the Plymouth Argyle v Bristol Rovers match.

A car black or dark car came out of a driveway near a new traffic light system and clipped the man, who was seriously injured, and taken to Derriford Hospital for surgery.

“The vehicle clipped the man with the rear panel and the driver may not have even been aware that they had hit him.

"We are urging them to come forward to assist with our enquiries.

“We are also keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and remembers seeing the incident.”

– PC Dan Hickey in Plymouth
Load more updates Back to top