54 year old Alexander Channer has been charged with murder following the death of Colin Payne. The body of the 72 year old was found at a flat in Helston on Sunday night.
Mr Channer will appear at Truro Magistrates Court this morning.
A 54 year old man is being questioned by Devon and Cornwall Police in connection with the death of a Helston man. He was arrested in the Nottingham area on Tuesday night on suspicion of murder.
The body of 72 year old Colin Payne was found at flats in Sanctuary Lane on Sunday and forensic officers are continuing to examine the scene.
Detectives still want to hear from anyone who may have seen Mr Payne between 31 May and 17 June.
A murder investigation is underway after the body of an elderly man was found at an address in Helston. The body's been formally identified as 72-year-old Colin Payne. His family has been informed. Police want to speak to anyone who may have seen Mr Payne since the end of May.