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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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It is Flora Day in Helston when men and women and boys and girls take to the streets in a series of dances to bring on the summer.
It seems the whole town comes out to celebrate - whether dancing, playing or just watching from the sidelines.
The Liberal Democrats may have been facing a wipe-out across the West Country but it didn't stop former St Ives MP Andrew George taking part in one of Cornwall's most popular customs.
Andrew George has had a role in the celebrations for many years and today - even though he was still waiting for the result in his constituency - stepped up for the Midday Dance.
Later, Mr George was to find that he had indeed lost his seat - to the Conservative Derek Thomas by 2,469 votes. It was the last result declared in the General Election and completed the transformation of Cornwall from a Lib Dem stronghold since 2005.