The jury has been sent out in the trial of the founder of Cornish aid charity Shelterbox.
Tom Henderson (seen above on the left) is accused of awarding contracts for camping and survival equipment to his son's firm.
Tom and John Henderson both deny conspiracy to defraud, as does a third man Darren Gervis, from Beaminster in Dorset, who's accused of trying to hide the details from trustees.
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A man accused of murdering his brother-in-law using a crossbow, has been found not guilty by a jury at Truro Crown Court.
Daniel Schofield said at his trial that he shot Roy Hanson by mistake - and today a jury agreed. He was also found not guilty of a charge of gross negligence manslaughter.
The tragic accident took place at a farm in St Keverne in Cornwall last year.
A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of a man accused of murdering his brother-in-law using a crossbow.
Roy Hanson died in October last year after being shot with a bolt at a remote farm near St Keverne. Daniel Schofield denies a charge of murder and gross negligence manslaughter.
The jury of six men and six women retired after hearing four days of evidence at Truro Crown Court.
A 29-year-old man is due to stand trial in Truro accused of murdering a Helston man with a crossbow.
Daniel Schofield is accused of killing Roy Hanson in October last year.
A murder investigation was launched after Mr Hanson died at a remote farm near St Keverne.
Mr Schofield denies both charges.
Devon and Cornwall Police have reported that the roads around Helston and West Cornwall are particularly busy today due to Culdrose Air Day.
They are urging drivers to be patient when travelling in the area.
Thousands of people are expected at RNAS Culdrose in Helston today for the annual air day.
The Royal Navy base is home to a variety of military aircraft, including Merlin and Sea King helicopters.
There will also be displays from wing-walkers and Italy's version of the Red Arrows.
Gates open at 9am to the public.
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