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Man remanded in custody charged with Taunton murder

Flowers left near the spot where Heather Jordan died. Credit: ITV West Country

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a woman in Taunton.

The body of 34-year-old Heather Jordan was discovered in Lyngford Park on Sunday morning, 18 February 2018.

52-year-old Martin Corns of Denmark Terrace has been remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown Court on 26 February.

Officers are continuing to patrol the area to reassure residents.


Man charged with murder of Taunton woman

Avon and Somerset Police have charged a man on suspicion of the murder of Heather Jordan. Credit: ITV News

Detectives have charged a man with the murder of Heather Jordan, whose body was discovered in Taunton on the weekend.

Martin Corns, 52, of Denmark Terrace in Taunton, will appear before Taunton Deane Magistrates' Court on Friday 23 February.

34-year-old Heather Jordan was found dead on Sunday morning.

Avon and Somerset officers continue to patrol the area.


Vulnerable woman goes missing from Bishop Sutton

Julie Montacute went missing from her home this morning. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman who's gone missing from her home at Bishop Sutton on the Mendips.

Julie Montacute, whom officers say is vulnerable, left her home between 8am and 10am today, Thursday 22 February.

  • If anyone sees Julia or has any information that can help find her police are asking them to call 999 and quote reference 5218040285
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